Réf : 68570
Miniature "scrimshaw" skull in petrified whale bone. Early 19th C
A rare miniature "scrimshaw" carving of a human skull or "memento mori", carved from petrified whale bone, harvested by a whaler during one of his voyages.
Probably English . Early 19th century.
Dimensions: height 5,5cm ; length 7,5cm ; width 5cm
In excellent condition.