Chinese painted box
- Chinese painted box.
- 19th century.
- 1 box (5 pieces): ivory and bamboo, 6 x 6 x 4 cm.
- 5:2 (not found). KI specimen has printed number 7 taped inside one lid.
- 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 in art. Covert novelties.