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Scrimshaw; 1825-1850; A scrimshaw engraved and polychrome decorated [2 sided] whale's tooth by Edward Burdett. Engraved with a view of 'Britannia' beside her shield inlaid in red wax and within a vine border, and on the reverse with a view of the Sailor's Return, the sailor toasting his companion with a glass of red wine under a weeping willow, a ship in the distance.

Scrimshaw; 1825-1850; A scrimshaw engraved and polychrome decorated [2 sided] whale's tooth by Edward Burdett. Engraved with a view of 'Britannia' beside her shield inlaid in red wax and within a vine border, and on the reverse with a view of the Sailor's Return, the sailor toasting his companion with a glass of red wine under a weeping willow, a ship in the distance.

Scrimshaw figure by Hugh Rose - Tenacious Toys® - 1

- in stock - created by UK artist Hugh Rose - cast in resin, hand painted - 4 inches tall - produced in a very limited quantity

Three Small Scrimshaw Decorated Whale's Teeth | Sale Number 2514M, Lot Number 1305 | Skinner Auctioneers

Three Small Scrimshaw Decorated Whale's Teeth | Sale Number 2514M, Lot Number 1305 | Skinner Auctioneers

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with 'Sailor's Farewell' Scene, Mid-19th Century. | Lot 166 | Auction 2985B | Sold for $20,910

Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with 'Sailor's Farewell' Scene, Mid-19th Century. | Lot 166 | Auction 2985B | Sold for $20,910

save the whales. leave their teeth in their mouths.

Example of scrimshaw, an artistic form that whalers made popular during the They etched pictures and words into the bones of sperm whales on long, lonely trips.

Ivory whale tooth with mid-1900s scrimshaw depicting a whaling scene

Ivory whale tooth with scrimshaw depicting a whaling scene on one side and a captain hold - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC

A scrimshaw whale tooth (crica 1850) etched with a sailor dancing a hornpipe

A whale's tooth decorated with a picture of a sailor dancing a hornpipe. This art was known as 'scrimshaw' and was practiced by sailors on century whaling ships.