Mystery Artist #23 “FJG”

Picture of two tusks from Mystery Artist 23We have another mystery artist! This one has the initials “FJG” who had done a large work on a pair of tusks, including scenes of ships in battle.  Some small areas are colored as well.  Inscribed on the back of one of the tusks is “Sept 23 1965 Mekoryuk Alaska” with some simpler scrimming, which looks like it was done by a different artist.

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Any ideas? Comment below if you know the artist, the owner would love to find out more information about these wonderful scrimshaws.

 

Initials FJG Vertically in a Diamond - Mystery Artist 23Closeup of two battling ships scrimshawed on one of the tusks from Mystery Artist 23Ships battle in the background with coins on the shore and a pirate stands by - Mystery Artist 23Sept 23 1965 Mekoryuk Alaska and other primitive markings - Mystery Artist 23

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