Fool's Head Whistle
5.08 x 3.49 x 3.17 cm (2 x 1 3/8 x 1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Grinning man’s head turned to right, hooked nose and protuberant chin, teeth delineated, wearing fool’s cap. Back is flat. Hood has turned yellowish. Pink stains. Whistle in back. Three round holes in bottom, one plugged.
1960, sold by J. J. Klejman (dealer; b. 1906 - d. 1995), New York, to the MFA for $700. (Accession Date: June 8, 1960)
Leslie Lindsey Mason Fund