Overall: 5 1/8 x 2 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 13 x 6.4 x 1.9 cm )
Scrimshaw whale's tooth engraved in black pigment of a man at the top of a mast, with an unidentified flag.
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Accoring to the donor, the scene (placed longitudinally on the tooth) is of a sailor in a crow's nest.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.