S/3047 Antique Treen 19th Century Boxwood Cuckoo Whistle
A boxwood whistle, with an acorn finial, simulating the sound of a cuckoo, having a body with a circular hole for one's finger to change the sound. The whole has a pleasing honey colour and retains a patination.
5 in. (12.5 cm.) Wide
2 in. (5 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1840