9" Engraved Mermaid Vintage Scrimshaw Ox Bone Letter Opener Antique Reproduction
• Natural, authentic and durable ox bone
• Antique reproduction, hand-polished 9" scrimshaw; engraved mermaid on one side
• Contoured index finger and thumb notches for better grip
• Crescent cut-away tip for effectively sliding under sealed envelope flaps
Begun by sailors working on whaling ships out of New England, scrimshaw may be the only art form that originated in America. Our scrimshaw is created by engraving varying designs on ox bone or ox horn. Sealed with bone powder and epoxy, lacquer-coated and hand-polished. Perfect gift for the office or home.