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Painted box

Title
[Painted box] [realia].
Format
Realia
Published
[18--?]
Description
1 box (5 pieces) : ivory and bamboo, col. ; 6 x 6 x 4 cm.
Notes
Title supplied by cataloger.
Place of origin: [China]
K.I. specimen has printed number 7 taped inside one lid.
Summary
Oval box divided into two compartments, two bamboo pieces glued to exterior. Detachable top and bottom. Lotus-shaped toggle with moving seeds. All pieces connected by grey cord. Exterior of box painted with scenes of a woman and child in a domestic setting. Bottom detaches to reveal two scenes of a copulating couple. Green and brown scenes on ivory background. Details in red and black. Interior compartments lacquered red.
Kinsey subjects
Art--China--19th century.
Covert novelties.
Covert in art

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
218Q A030a-e
Location
Kinsey Institute Library - Art