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Bird Whistle

1991.828 (RS21067)

Description

Small and stylized earthenware bird whistle with a round, flat open top with pointed beak and a long, straight whistle spout; it is covered with yellow glaze with an unglazed mouthpiece.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
throwing (pottery technique)
Object type
Sound Communication T&E; Sound Communication Devices
Descriptive terms
Device, Sound Signaling
Earthenware
earthenware
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
miniatures (toys)
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
Whistle
whistles
Dimensions
3 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.828
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2610

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