Pen Holder

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-313785

Description

Carved and inlaid tooth (possibly walrus) on a semi-circular soapstone base. Tooth inlaid with black stone, one side depicts a moose, the other a man preparing to shoot a bear with a bow and arrow. Base of tooth has carved pegs that fit into soapstone base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pen trays
Container, Writing Equipment
Holder, Writing Equipment
Holder, Pen
Holder, Pen

Inscription

"52 HAS 7.50" (Pencil)

Associated Building

Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/4 x 3 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3717AB