Five sperm whale scrimshaw teeth


Five sperm whale “scrimshaw” teeth, one engraved with shipwreck scene marked South Georgia; another engraved with whale hunting scene, marked Doria and dated 1847-1848; another engraved with triple mast ship and harpoons; and two natural teeth.

19th Century

Height: between 12 and 21 cm (4-3/4 and 8-1/4 in.)

Provenance :

  • Item(s) quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014011169