Geomantic compass printed and painted with Chinese characters

Made:
1880-1910 in China
maker:
Unknown

Geomantic compass, saucer-like wooden disc with glass window to protect needle, printed and painted with Chinese characters, Chinese, 1880-1910

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A652346
Materials:
complete, glass, steel, wood
type:
geomantic compass
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • magnetic compass

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