Whale's tooth

Object Number: 
1943.94
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: 
Scrimshawed sperm whale tooth engraved with scene on obverse of whalers harpooning a sperm whale with their ship in the distance.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group