Scrimshaw authentic sperm whale tooth (1) - Whale ivory - circa 1880

Description
Scrimshaw authentic sperm whale tooth (1) - Whale ivory - circa 1880
North America

authentic scrimshaws engraved in a large sperm whale tooth. The engravings represent a whale-fishing scene with an American sailboat, theme represented by the scrimshawers of the nineteenth century. 1880.

Condition: very good condition given the age of this scrimshaws.

Length: 12 cm, diameter 3.5 cm

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
Scrimshaw authentic sperm whale tooth
Material
Whale ivory
Estimated Period
circa 1880
Country of Origin
North America
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Dimensions
3.5×3.5×12 cm
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