Vintage Ivory Scrimshaw Seal
A vintage seal, carved from walrus tusk, with scrimshaw around the eyes and forehead, as well as claws. We do not know what kind of seal is represented by the marks around the eyes: perhaps a baby harp seal.
c. 3rd qtr. 20th century; unsigned
1 3/4 in. long x 3/4 in. wide x 3/4 in. high
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