Ivory, black ink
Overall: 3 1/8 x 7 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 7.9 x 18.4 x 5.7 cm )
Engraved scrimshaw Sperm whale's tooth; engraved with black ink on the obverse with a profile of a frigate sailing and sailors cutting in, on the reverse is a score of whalers hunting whales with one capsizing a small fishing vessel.
Gift of Colonel Henry O. Havemeyer