Circular geomantic compass (co-pan) used for divining lucky burial sites

Made:
1800-1920 in China
maker:
Unknown

Circular wooden geomantic compass, called a "Co-pan", used for divining lucky burial sites, inscribed with Chinese characters, Chinese, 1800-1920

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A74828
Materials:
complete, glass, metal, wood
type:
geomantic compass
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • magnetic compass
credit:
Martin, V.
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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