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Child's Whistle

English
about 1700
Artist Unidentified artist


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

16.4 cm (6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.969

Medium or Technique

Metal

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Unmarked. Hexagonal stem, double ring at moulding near mouthpiece. Turned section with short leaf design. Elaborate brackets hold bells (one missing from seamed side). Scalloped end at inset of crystal stick.

Provenance

1955, purchased by the MFA through the Theodora Wilbour Fund No. 2 in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour for $85.50

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour