Choice antique scrimshaw tooth with two sailing shipsSKU:pmanhTOOTH2ships
Choice antique scrimshaw sperm whale tooth engraved with two ships under sail.
A STARBOARD view portrait of a BARQUE flying a British flag with a house flag "E" and on the reverse a PORT view of a BRIGATINE flying a British flag.
The tooth is probably of English origin circa 1850. The crisp details are finely engraved with a beautiful stylized rendering of the sea.
Very good condition with two stable age cracks.
Size: 6.5 inches long.