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Whale's tooth

Whale's tooth
Title
Whale's tooth
Date 
1910-1940
Medium 
Ivory, pigment
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 7/8 x 2 1/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 12.4 x 5.4 x 3.2 cm )
Description 
Engraved and blackened Sperm whale's tooth with image of three men putting up mast of small boat with sailing ship in background.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Object Number 
1943.12
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group