Scrimshawed whale tooth
4.5" standing scrimshaw whale tooth. 2" wide at base. ANTIQUE. On the front of the whale tooth, a view of a whaling ship. On the underside, an etching of a scene inscibed "Neptune's Court at the Equator" with Neptune holding his trident and addressing sailors. Compass etching on both sides of tooth, with a checked border on top and bottom of tooth. Purchased by donor from collection in New Jersey.