A scrimshaw watchstand measuring 13cm high x 17cm wide. The right tooth depicting a lady in period dress, the American flag behind, an anchor to the side and her hand on a shield. To the reverse of this tooth 'SHIP SWAN' and some foliage. The left tooth depicting an American three masted ship and to the reverse and side some foliage and 'W.F 1842'. With a circular cut out and peg for a watch and the wording to the front 'NEVER GIVE UP'.