Walrus tusk

Walrus tusk
Title
Walrus tusk
Date 
1860-1900
Medium 
Ivory, pigment
Dimensions 
Overall: 36 5/8 x 3 7/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 93 x 9.8 x 3.2 cm )
Description 
Half tusk inscribed and blackened with six animals; a soaring bird with a flower in beak, a bird perched on a branch, a common fly, a bird of prey perched on a branch and a large bee.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Object Number 
1943.248
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group