Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)

Object Number: 
1943.90
Date: 
1910-1940
Medium: 
Ivory, pigment
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 6 x 1 7/8 in. ( 6.4 x 15.2 x 4.8 cm )
Description: 
Whale's tooth engraved and blackened with battle scene with two men-of-war (two ships).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group