S/4607 Antique Treen 19th Century Boxwood Cuckoo Whistle
A well turned boxwood cuckoo whistle, having an acorn finial. It is in full working condition, simulating the sound of a cuckoo. The body, of traditional form, has incised lines and a lovely rich colour, grain and patination. It is an excellent example.
5 in. (12.5 cm.) Wide
2 in. (5 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1840