Whale's Tooth

Whale's Tooth
Title
Whale's Tooth
Date 
1910-1940
Medium 
ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 6 x 1 in. ( 5.7 x 15.2 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Engraved scrimshaw whale's tooth; engraved with black in with a scene showing natives gathering and slaughtering whales.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Object Number 
1943.75
Marks 
engraved: "NATIVES HUNTING WHALES"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group