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American Scrimshaw on Sperm Whale Tooth

This pair of scrimshaw are engraved ivory from a baby sperm whale from the mid 1800’s. They were commissioned by Abbott Lawerence, contemporary¬†of Abraham Lincoln, and depict the Stars and Stripes and a whaling scene.

2000 euro for the pair.

The Strange Case of the Stone in the Night

Awake

At snow white candle,

at round table

Sired for wounding,

Or so it feels,

A beast of field & stream

This pelt makes it real: 65 more words

Poetry