Antique Scrimshaw and Whaling Items
Inventory ID: 11999
A fine late 19th or early 20th century scrimshawed whale's tooth with Civil War naval battle
One side depicts the "Naval duel of C S S Virginia and the Monitor March 9, 1862 at Hampton Roads." The reverse side has portraits of "Executive Officer Gatesby F. Jones of the C S S Virginia and Lt. John L. Worden, Commanding Officer of the Monitor." Lastly, an American eagle is shown holding a banner reading "United We Stand, Divided We Fall." Fabulous color, patina and engraving. Length: 6"
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