Scrimshaw tooth, bark BOSTON
toothSCRIMSHAW & ALLIED ARTS - TEETH
USA, MA, Boston
5.25 x 0 x 0
Whale's tooth decorated in black ink, a bark and "BOSTON/ 1866" above. On reverse "HENRY/ R/ Abbott", and Masonic symbols; port view of bark, "FA"(?) under; geometric border top and bottom. Probably made by John Boston. Ref: Kendell Whaling Museum Newsletter, Vol. 8, No. 2. for article on John Boston.