Overall: 3 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 9.8 x 14 x 7 cm )
Molded redware whistle in the shape of a stylized chicken; whistling device at rear end, under flat, ribbed tail; hollow, oval body with incised heart shape on back pierced with narrow slot from head to tail; covered in lead glaze.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
written: on adhesive collector's label attached to bottom of whistle: "180 / Amer"
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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