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Whale's tooth

Object Number: 
1943.12
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: 
Scrimshawed sperm whale tooth with image of three men putting up mast of small boat with sailing ship in background.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Fanny Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group