Whistle (in the shape of a bird)
Length 15 cm, diameter 3.6 cm (Length 5 7/8 in., diameter 1 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
In the shape of a bird. Made of pine with eyes, wings, and feathers burnt into the wood. One finger-hole.
Marked: In___on___: Interlaken
Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection