Scrimshawed whale tooth

Scrimshawed whale tooth with two whaling ships.

4.25" scrimshawed whale tooth with etching of 2 whaling ships with long shadows, the sun behind them, and a diving whale in the foreground.  Artist's signature mark is visible on the piece, consisting of a star plus other figures. Artist: Louis Bobbett.   Purchase by donor in Lahaina, Maui January 1974.