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Child's Whistle

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

English, about 1700

Object Place

England

Accession Number

55.969

Medium or Technique

Metal

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver