Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk with Four Scenes

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Description

Engraved walrus tusk with the following scenes, some in color:
(from bottom, up)

-woman kneeling with hands clasped, possibly praying with man behind her with right hand raised to forehead, possibly theatrical poses

-two Indian elephants with men on a tiger hunt; tiger crouched down at bottom left;

-man and woman on horseback; she is riding sidesaddle, he is dressed in Napoleonic hat;

-man posed with sword in his right hand; revolver in belt.