Lot 1089
Whale Tooth Scrimshaw, 19th Century
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Attributed by the consignor to a Walter Kite of Virginia, the ivory with mellow old surfaces that feature elaborate decoration that includes a whaling scene, an American ship, a harpist and various animals. 4-1/2 in. high.

From the Collection of Elizabeth Benoit, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Mellow old toning with some light wear to the decoration.