Antique Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk with Theatrical Scenes
14539,4 Antique scrimshaw walrus tusk engraved on the obverse with an anchor above 3 vignettes depicting theatrical scenes. On the reverse there is a simple engraving of a helmeted crusader standing with a shield at his right side and a pole with a spear-like top on his left. There is a hole drilled at the tip of the tusk. Polychromed on the obverse, 10 1/4 in. An arched section of the tusk at the base, about 1 3/4 in. high x 2 in. wide has been broken off and reglued.