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Whale's tooth

Object Number: 
1941.773a
Date: 
1920-1960
Medium: 
Ivory, pigment
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 7 x 1 5/8 in. ( 5.7 x 17.8 x 4.1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: below image: "BARK WANDERER OUTWARD BOUND"
Description: 
Scrimshawed whale tooth engraved with view of stern and starboard of sailing ship under full sail with an American flag flying off of the stern.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George A. Zabriskie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group