Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bear shaped whistle
  • Country Unknown
  • bear shaped whistle, late 1800s–1992
  • ceramic
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 x 2.5 x 3 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 1 9/16 x 1 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of Allen A. Heflin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6414

The bear has a mouthpiece on the backside. The arms are at either side and the hind legs are bent. There is a hole in the belly and a mouthpiece. It is black.