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Carved phallic artwork

Title
Carved phallic artwork.
Format
Mixed Materials
Published
1996; n.d.
Description
Collection of five artworks: 1) painting, paint on canvas, 11" x 14"; 2) three-piece artwork from carved ivory, 4 3/8" x 5" x 2 1/2"; 3) netsuke in the shape of a turtle, carved ivory, 2 1/4" x 1 3/8" x 3/4"; 4) carved ivory with metal loop at neck, 1 3/4" x 3/4" x 1/2"; 5)carved ivory phallus with applied decoration, 4" x 1 1/2" x 1 1/8". Also two wood stands for displaying ivory objects.
Summary
1) Painting by Mario Calvano titled "Devil in the Bathhouse", 1996; 2) mask of a bearded male face on which sit two female figures, Japan; 3) netsuke in the shape of a turtle with a nude female figure underneath it, Japan, carved ivory; 4) carved ivory nude male torso with erect phallus; 5) phallus with carved and applied decoration (phallic and animal--insects, spider and snail designs), carved ivory.
Kinsey subjects
Art--Japan--20th century.
Jewelry.
Carved figures.
Netsukes.
Penis in art.

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
2009.89.1-5
Location
Kinsey Institute Library - Art