Large Scrimshaw Decorated Whale's Tooth, late 19th century, one side decorated with a ship with sails furled , flying an American flag, the other side depicting a sailor, (age cracks), lg. 6 3/8 in.
Age cracks- ship side-3 small at base, and 1 1/2, and 1 in. lg. tight hairlines; sailor side-1 1/4, 1 1/2 lg. cracks from base, another 1/4 in. near tip.