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Museum catalogue: Scrimshaw Collection

 

Scrimshaw

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Accession no.: Y: 62/15/27
Object name: Scrimshaw
Title: Scrimshaw
Description: Tooth 150 mm. Carved with head of a horse in full relief, at top.
Classified name:
[Unknown system] 730.235 & 639.245.1
Number of items: 1
Full description:

With the tip downward, the tooth is relief carved all round with the head of a horse in a simple bridle, below which are concentric rings and geometric shapes. The tooth must have been very large. (cf. 62/15/28)

Dimensions:
  • Height: 150mm
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