Sku : 248746

Scrimshaw-Style Serapis Box

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$40.00

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This tall square box is perfect for stashing trinkets, mementos or filling with notes and giving to friends. It has four different maritime motif’s. The first side depicts a porpoise, the second, two sea shells, the third, British Ship Bark Serapis, and the fourth, a whaling scene that says. ‘Approaching Backwards An Animal Bigger than a House’.

The origin for the word "scrimshaw" is uncertain. One interesting origin is from a Dutch phrase meaning "to waste one's time". Winterthur has an example of a scrimshaw magnifying glass.

• Made from resin.

• Dimensions: approximately 3.75” x 2.5”

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