Geomantic compass painted with Chinese characters

Made:
1880-1910 in China
maker:
Unknown

Geomantric compass, soucer-like wooden disc, needle missing, painted on upper and lower surfaces with Chinese characters, Chinese, 1880-1910

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A197760
Materials:
incomplete, wood
type:
geomantic compass
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • magnetic compass
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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