Bird Whistle

Collection Type

  • Musical instruments

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-2610

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

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (toys)
whistles
earthenware
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
throwing (pottery technique)
Device, Sound Signaling
Whistle
Thrown
Earthenware
Whistle

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Sound Communication T&E; Sound Communication Devices

Dimensions

3 x 3 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.828