Chinese powder box
Chinese powder box.
2 pieces; porcelain with yellow glaze on exterior; 3 1/4" diam. x 1" high.
Porcelain with yellow glaze on exterior. An oval on the lid contains a scene of a cock and hen copulating. On the reverse of the lid is a couple involved in sex play. They are surrounded by butterflies, symbol of love. The implication is that they are married like chickens.
- Kinsey subjects
Covert in art.