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Whale tooth

Whale tooth
Title
Whale tooth
Date 
1910-1940
Medium 
Ivory, pigment
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 5 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 5.7 x 14.6 x 3.8 cm )
Description 
Engraved scrimshaw whale's tooth; engraved with black ink of a profile of a frigate flying two flags, one is on the last mast and on American flag is flying of the stern.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Object Number 
1943.82
Marks 
engraved: "OUTWARD BOUND"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group