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Carved ivory figure from India

Title
Carved ivory figure from India.
Format
Realia
Published
20th century.
Description
1 piece: ivory figure on rosewood base; 5 1/4" x 4 7/8" x 3 1/4" d.
Notes
ISR 134.
According to Klaus Fischer, later 20th century. Motif typical of 6th-7th c. temple sculptures-apotropaic.
Summary
A carved ivory figure of a woman seated with legs raised and parted to reveal genitalia. Resting against a backrest of ivory; on a rosewood base.
Kinsey subjects
Art--India--20th century.
Carved figures.
Aphrodisiacs.

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
238R A001.1
Location
Kinsey Institute Library - Art