Large rectangular shadow box depicting a whaleboat, partially airborn, having been stove by a Sperm whale.
The carvings of the whale, boat, line, tubs and figures are very detailed, with the waves stepped and painted to create a visual action. The background has a Whaler painted in the distance. The frame is vinegar-grain painted with an engraved tablet titled Nantucket Whaling. It can either stand on its own or be mounted on a wall.
Height 16 ¾ inches, Width 49 ¼, Depth 6 ½ inches