Whistle

Paracas culture
600–175 BC


Object Place: Peru, Southern Coast

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 20.5 x 5.1 x 4.5 cm (8 1/16 x 2 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.617

Medium or Technique

Clay, pigment

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Aerophones

Provenance

Before 1978, father of Joseph Espinoza, Brazil; 1978, by descent to his son, Joseph Espinoza, Toronto, Canada; between 2004 and 2007, sold by Espinoza to Arte Xibalba, Osprey, Florida; 2007, sold by Arte Xibalba to Douglas Deihl, Northampton, Massachusetts; 2010, gift of Deihl to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Douglas Deihl