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Chinese carving of a shell

Title
Chinese carving of a shell.
Format
Realia
Published
19th century.
Description
2 pieces: ivory, wood; 4 x 7 cm. Shell is 7 cm. Long stand included.
Notes
5:1:Box:Tray3-A.
5:1:Box:Tray1-B.
KI specimen has number "364" taped onto side.
Summary
Shell carved from ivory. Stalks of grain under shell, crab on top. Scene of a nude man and woman copulating carved in mouth of shell. Four-legged, triangular wooden stand.
Kinsey subjects
Art--China--19th century.
Carved figures.
Coitus

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
2180 A023a-b
Location
Kinsey Institute Library - Art