Scrimshaw (whale's tooth)
Overall: 2 1/2 x 5 x 1 1/8 in. ( 6.4 x 12.7 x 2.9 cm )
Engraved scrimshaw whale's tooth, engraved on the obverse with a frigate at profile view and on the obverse a scene of a sperm whale capsizing a small harpoon boat.
Bequest of Major Nathan S. Jarvis, Jr.
written: in black ink in script: "Jarvis/no. 2296" (numbers very faded)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.