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date: 14 November 2019


  • Mauricio Molina


Ceramic whistle of Mallorca, Spain. It is made in anthropomorphic or zoomorphic shapes such as horse, demon, bird, or bull and is usually 7 to 15 cm tall. Sometimes one small chamber is filled with water and its sound imitates birdsong. It is sold in street fairs during religious festivities, and accompanies Christmas songs, among other uses. (B. Coll Tomàs and G. Rossello Bordoy: ...

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