Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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animal shaped shaped whistle
  • Country Unknown
  • animal shaped shaped whistle, late 1800s–1992
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 9 x 4.5 x 8 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 3 1/8 in
  • Gift of Allen A. Heflin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6373

The ceramic cow or horse figure is mostly white with large spots of pink on the back, neck, tail, and ears. It stands on a small green base with a small irregular shape between the legs, probably the mouthpiece.