Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bird shaped whistle
  • Country Unknown
  • bird shaped whistle, late 1800s–1992
  • ceramic
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 2 x 1.5 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3/4 x 9/16 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Allen A. Heflin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6403

The small black ceramic bird has a short neck. The wings are tucked on the back. It has a relatively small tail. There is a hole in the breast, the end of the tail, and the side of the tail.