Sat, Oct 6, 2018 10:00AM EDT
19th century. An engraved sperm whale tooth with worn portraits of women on each side, an early sperm whale tooth, a carved baleen busk with primitive scratched design on one face, and a carved wooden snuff box in the form of a swordfish with hinged lid, geometric designs and fish engraved on each side; larger tooth ht. 7 in., busk lg. 13 in.
Provenance: Ex Western Reserve Historical Society and Cleveland Museum of Natural History