S/4871 Antique Treen 19th Century Sycamore Cuckoo Whistle
A sycamore 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.
5½ in. (14 cm.) Wide
2 in. (5 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1860