Pen Holder

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-313786

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

Descriptive Terms

Container, Writing Equipment
Holder, Writing Equipment
Holder, Pen
Holder, Pen

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3718AB