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Whale tooth

Object Number: 
1943.15
Date: 
1910-1940
Medium: 
Ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 2 x 1 1/4 in. ( 13.3 x 5.1 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Engraved scrimshaw whale's tooth; engraving in black ink is a view of five men launcing a small boat from a frigate.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group