Scrimshaw tooth, ship BOSTON
toothSCRIMSHAW & ALLIED ARTS - TEETH
Overall: 6 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.
Tooth, allover decorations in red, blue, yellow, green, black. On one side: eagle with shield breast & 13 blue stars in semicircle around top & 2 red stars below, port view of 3-masted ship, "BOSTON" written on transom, homeward bound pennant, 2 US flags, one US union jack, compass rose & written in red "WE ARE UNITED". On other side: basket of flowers, 13 stars in semicircle below, leafy branch, compass rose, seated figure of Liberty holding flag in right hand, "HOPE" written above, anchor, lighthouse, stern view of ship, new moon, arrow, semicircular sunburst with eagle above. On 1 edge: man holding US flag, new moon above. On other side: Masonic symbol of square & compass, sun face below, 2 glasses & carafe, 2 crossed pipes above, "PEACE & PLENTY" written above.