NG92032 Chinese Ceramic Whistle in the shape of a small bird from the Changsha kilns in Henan province, globular form with three large holes pierced into the hollow body with everted protruding head, pronounced tail feathers and applied wings, the top side partially dipped in an iron brown glaze with a translucent glaze stopping short of the base with two feet. Complete with Japanese kiri wood storage box. Minor kiln flaws otherwise fine condition. 1-3/4" High x 2-1/2" Long. The Five Dynasties Period (907-959). $500.

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