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Chinese powder box

Title
Chinese powder box.
Format
Realia
Published
1930's.
Description
2 pieces; porcelain with yellow glaze on exterior; 3 1/4" diam. x 1" high.
Summary
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
Art--China--20th century.
Covert in art.
Porcelain.
Ceramic vessels.

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
218R A002.1
Location
Kinsey Institute Library - Art