Whale's tooth

Whale's tooth
Whale's tooth
Title
Whale's tooth
Date 
1910-1940
Medium 
Ivory, ink
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. ( 5.7 x 14 x 4.1 cm )
Description 
Engraved scrimshaw Sperm whale's tooth; engraved scene with black ink on obverse of whalers harpooning a sperm whale with their ship in the distance.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Object Number 
1943.94
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group