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Walrus tusk

Walrus tusk
Title
Walrus tusk
Date 
1900-1925
Medium 
Ivory, pigment
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 x 17 5/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 5.1 x 44.8 x 2.9 cm )
Description 
Walrus tusk engraved and blackened and polychromed with male portrait; eagle, shield, flags, scrolls, and stars; male figure holding an anchor; hole bored through tip.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Object Number 
1943.247
Marks 
engraved: scrolls flanking eagle: "UNITED WE STAND / DIVIDED WE FELL"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group