Antique Scrimshaw and Whaling Items
Inventory ID: 81
A Fine and large 19th Century American Scrimshawed Whale's Tooth with both sides depicting a whaling ship circa 1850
Fantastic color, patina and overall appearance. Standing height: 5 1/2 ". Lateral length: 6 1/2". Width at base: 3 1/2". Height at base: 1 7/16". Weight: 1 pound 8 1/2 ounces. This tooth was cut so that there is no root cavity. Judging by the existing size of the tooth, the original uncut tooth probably measured nearly 9" with a weight of nearly 2 1/2 pounds.
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