“Whale Tooth Scrimshaw Newport” black and white scrimshaw on large whale’s tooth by Micklejohn. This is done using stipple method of scrimshaw, thousands and thousands of tiny dots. Not familiar with the scrimshander, but it was created in 1983 and is from the collection of one of our long time clients who is no longer with us. May have obtained it in Alaska, but not sure. Tooth was drilled on the bottom for a stand which was not found. Tooth itself is in fine condition.
This scrimshaw is done on a sperm whale’s tooth. Federal legislation bans the interstate shipment of whale ivory. It can only be shipped intrastate (within the state). All of our whale ivory is located with our associate in the state of Ohio. It can be purchased directly from our website and shipped only to an address within the state of Ohio. If one has a relative, trusted friend or business associate within the state of Ohio, we can ship to that specified address in order to comply with Federal legislation. The scrimshaw can then be forwarded it to you and everyone complies with the law. Any questions, email or call us.