Gallery "Sailor's Dream" Scrimshaw Sperm Whales Tooth
This is a guaranteed real Sperm Whale tooth that is registered with the Department of Commerce as number 21-0129. It weighs 155.9 grams.
This classically shaped tooth is 5 1/2 inches long (around the curve), and 1 1/2 inches wide at the base. Carefully etched on the front surface in a light color wash is a light-haired, long legged, lanky nude leaning against the bulwarks of an old wooden ship. (Just click on the picture for a larger view.)She is done in a combination of stippled and line techniques.
This collector's tooth is set on a hand-turned cherry wooden stand with beautiful grain. Under the spindle are shown the points of an ivory compass rose. The tooth on its stand is 7 1/4 inches high. This Sperm Whale's tooth signed by M.M. Cohen is polished all around.
Any collector would love to add this tooth to his/her collection!
A unique piece - Of course, only one is available and it comes with its own Registration Certificate!
Shipped only within Maryland or to be picked up at our Maryland studio.