Antique Scrimshaw Sperm Whale Tooth by George HiliottSKU:PMAHilliott
Antique Sperm Whale tooth with polychrome scrimshaw scene of Hawaiian female maiden (Wahinee) holding a royal Maile vine and standing amongst tropical flora. Great example of the whaler’s romantic ideal of the Pacific paradise. Circa 1830. Measures 6-1/2”.