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. Mounted on fitted wooden base. Depicts 2 male and 1 female moose in a wetlands scene with hills and trees to background. Signed R. Soodalter to lower right and dated '87. Mounted on fitted burlwood base. Measures 8 3/4" length x 1 3/8" height x 2 1/4" depth + 1 1/4" base height (22.2cm x 3.5cm x 5.7cm + 3.1cm). Ivory weight of 456 grams.