Scrimshaw Tooth, Whaleship and Whaleboats

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Description

Whale tooth decorated with etching of whaleship and whaleboat.  The water is tinted green.  Reverse side is decorated with two whaleboats and two whales.  The scenes are continuted from side to side by the water, which is uninterrupted.  Two holes are drilled near the base.