Chinese compass

Made:
1800-1938 in China
maker:
Unknown

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watercraft; compass (direction indicator) Chinese compass, 1 7/8" diam.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

watercraft; compass (direction indicator) Chinese compass, 1 7/8" diam.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Large: Engraved boxwood Chinese Geomancer's compass with 24-point compass rose, unsigned, 19th century. box (wood);
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Large: Engraved boxwood Chinese Geomancer's compass with 24-point compass rose, unsigned, 19th century. box (wood);
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Small Chinese compass, unsigned, China, 1800-1938

Details

Category:
Navigation
Object Number:
1938-340
Materials:
metal (unknown), paint, wood (unidentified)
type:
compass (direction indicator)
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
Mr W E Miller

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