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: 4.5 x 4.5 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Allen A. Heflin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6408

This is a small bird shaped whistle. The wings are spread. There is a hole in the breast, the proper right side, and the bottom of the base. There are circles on each wing. It is black.