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Pen Holder

Description

Carved and inlaid tooth (possibly walrus) on a square soapstone base. Tooth is inlaid with black stone, one side depicts a man preparing to shoot a bear with a bow and arrow, the other a man preparing to shoot a dog with a rifle. Center of soapstone base has a ring carved out of the center that the tooth fits into.

Details

Maker
unknown
Object type
Written Communication T&E; Writing Accessories
Descriptive terms
Container, Writing Equipment
Holder, Pen
Holder, Writing Equipment
Dimensions
1 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.3718AB
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
313786

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