A witch whistle of carved bone and rat’s paw and supposedly used to summon witches to a sabbat. On display at the Museum aan de Stroom in Antwerp, Belgium. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons.)
It is early 19th century so possible a fake curio. The Inscription reads:
Siffle un deux trois
Vient au Sabbat
Sorcier larva Rat
Whistle one two three
Come to Sabbat
Evil Rat Witch
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