Overall: 32 1/2 x 2 x 1 in. ( 82.6 x 5.1 x 2.5 cm )
inscribed: in the cartouche: "E. R Bell/to"
Scrimshawed walrus tusk engraved with black ink on the obverse with many forms and figures including Lady Liberty with an eagle on her head, a rooster at base and a pair of crossed Japanese swords with a image of a Japanese man; flowers, leaves, and grapes are also prevalent; on the reverse is engraved the Poseidon in a nautilus shell, several roses, grapes and leaves, a scene of a ship approaching an island with a walrus upon it; cartouche at base.
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