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Scrimshaw Coconut Shell Dipper
Catalog#: 7092018TB
Artist: Not Available 
Category: Marine
SubType: Scrimshaw
Origin: America-USA
Era: 19th Century
Height: 17 inches
Height Note: Length
Width: 4.75 inches
Width Note: Coconut Diameter
Depth: 4.5 inches
Depth Note: Coconut Depth
Price: $1,400.00
With handle of whale ivory, baleen, ebony and mahogany complete with ivory swing ring. Mid 19th century, in excellent original condition. Coconut dippers lasted much longer when used for scooping dry items such as grains or coffee, than they did when used for labeling liquids. Length 17", Coconut scoop 4-1/2"x4-3/4" diameter.

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