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Sperm whale tooth engraved with Daniel McKenzie geneology.

SCRIMSHAW & ALLIED ARTS - TEETH
Tooth
McKenzie, Daniel Jr. ?
After 1834
0 x 7.25 x 0

Sperm whale tooth decorated in black and sepia ink listing family dates for the Daniel McKenzie family. Tooth decorated with elaborate floral and squiggle designs, marked: "Family Tooth/ Danl McKenzie born May 1st AD. 1794./ Phebe McKenzie born May 5th AD. 1796./ Were Married February 10th 1818/ NANCY MCKENZIE. born October 24 A D. 1818./ Daniel McKenzie Jr, born July 10 A.D. 1821./ Mary & Adeline twins born July 2 A.D. 1824/ Adeline died June 2 AND Mary died August 29 1825./ Alexander McKenzie born A.D. 1830/ MARY McKENZIE born A.D. 1834".

1981.64.19

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