Scrimshawed whale's tooth, "Ship Mary V.S.N" - Whale Ivory - mid 19th century

Description
Scrimshawed whale's tooth, "Ship Mary V.S.N" - Whale Ivory - mid 19th century
England

Beautiful engraved sperm whale tooth, sailor's work 19th century
on one side Ship Mary and on the other side a sailor and his mate.
condition: small slit in the tooth

Lot details
Object
"Ship Mary V.S.N", Scrimshawed whale's tooth
Material
Whale Ivory
Estimated Period
Mid 19th century
Country of Origin
England
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
12×6×12 cm
Weight
256 g
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