Compass with decorated case and engraved Chinese characters inside

Made:
1850-1920 in China
maker:
Unknown

Compass in bronze, case decorated on lid, engraved Chinese characters inside, directions in English, possibly Chinese, 1850-1920

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A155850
Materials:
bronze, complete, steel
type:
compass (direction indicator)
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
Glendining
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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