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