An Extremely Rare Antique 19th Century Sailor work Finely Carved Scrimshaw Whales's Ear Drum. Hand Carved in very realistic detail as a Sea Shell and most probably made as a gift for his.
Sweetheart on his return from a Sea voyage. Condition is good for age with some age cracks and old repairs near the top. A very tactile object which is undoubtedly Unique! - I have never seen another example. Size: 2 3/4" long x 1 1/2" wide at open end.The item "RARE ANTIQUE 19TH C SAILOR WORK SEA SHELL FINELY CARVED FROM A WHALES EAR DRUM" is in sale since Sunday, May 16, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Other Antiques". The seller is "yvonne890" and is located in Shropshire. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.