Walrus tusk w/tassel
Ivory, pigment, textile
Overall: 24 x 4 x 2 in. ( 61 x 10.2 x 5.1 cm )
Walrus tusk carved engraved figure of a snake restrained by hand; Fame among scrolled floral ornament; Liberty holding a U.S. flag and eagle; cartouche engraved on obverse with inscription; hole bored through tip with green silk.
engraved: on obverse: "E.B. Bell/TO"
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