Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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animal shaped whistle
  • Country Unknown
  • animal shaped whistle, late 1800s–1992
  • ceramic
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 2 x 2.5 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3/4 x 1 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Allen A. Heflin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6416

The whistle is in the shape of a four legged animal. It has a hunched back with short legs and a short, pointed tail. It has a pointed head with round eyes. There is a hole on the underside, the back foot, and the proper left side of the body.