Scrimshaw tooth depicting sperm whale
toothSCRIMSHAW & ALLIED ARTS - TEETH
overall: 1 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 3/4 in.
Scrimshaw whale tooth (half a tooth), depicting black sperm whale; zig-zag border; dated in anchor 9/64; tooth sawn in half. Collection of the actor Raymond McKee who starred in the 1922 silent film "Down to the Sea in Ships", which also featured the whaling vessel CHARLES W. MORGAN.
Raymond McKee Collection