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Snuff box

Title
[Snuff box]
Format
Realia
Published
[19--?]
Description
1 snuff box : wood and black laquer ; 3 1/2" d. x 1" h.
Notes
Title supplied by cataloger.
ISR 1303.
Summary
Snuff box with a false lining and two concealed erotic scenes. The lid has a decoupaged scene of three women and two men with the caption "Le Baiser a la Capucine." The underside of the false lining depicts a handcolored scene of three nude females and a seated clothed male with the caption "La puissance des femmes." The interior bottom of the snuff box contains a concealed scene of a partially clothed male approaching coitus with a clothed standing female; the caption reads "Le Paresseux."
Kinsey subjects
Art--France--20th century.
Covert novelties.
Men in art.
Women in art.
Nudes in art--Female.
Coitus.

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
397R A012.1
Location
Kinsey Institute Library - Art