Wheildon Whistle

Collection Type

  • Musical instruments

Date

18th century

GUSN

GUSN-265851

Description

Ceramic (stoneware) whistle with light green and dark green speckled glaze; shaped like a bird; tail of bird is the whistle's blowhole; no glaze on the bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

whistles
stoneware (pottery)
glazing (coating)
firing (technique)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Bird
Whistle

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Musical T&E

Credit Line

Estate of Reginald S. Bacon

Accession Number

2002.53.3

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]