Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bird shaped whistle
  • Country Unknown
  • bird shaped whistle, late 1800s–1992
  • ceramic, glazing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 3 x 2 x 3.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 1/8 x 3/4 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Allen A. Heflin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6382

The very small ceramic bird has two small legs at the front. The wings are tucked on the back. It has a long tail for a mouthpiece. The whistle hole is on the bottom. It is glossy green.