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