Fossilized Walrus Tusk Scrimshaw By Soodalter
Scrimshaw etching on fossilized walrus ivory tusk by Ron Soodalter (AMERICAN. 20th century) accomplished scrimshaw artist, historian, teacher and author. Depicts a male moose in a lake scene with forest and mountain background. Signed R. Soodalter to lower right and dated '87. Mounted on fitted burlwood base. Measures 10 7/8" length x 1 1/2" height + 1 1/8" base height (27.6cm x 3.8cm + 2.8cm). Ivory weight of 187 grams.