Whistle; vessel flute
Whistle, vessel flute. A ceramic figurine representing a gnome, glazed and coloured in white, orange, red and blue. His hollow hat is tall with a wide brim. It has curved concave sides and terminates in a mouth hole at the crown that connects to the central cavity, and across which the player blows.
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- Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.13 Vessel flutes (without distinct beak)
- Repository:Horniman Museum and Gardens
- Measurements:overall: 80 x 50 x 50 mm