Compass, from China or Japan, 1800-1920
In Traditional Chinese Medicine there is a belief that the surrounding environment impacts on the health of an individual. This compass is used to ensure that a person's house is positioned in harmony with the universe.
- Asian Medicine
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overall (standing up right): height = 30 mm x diameter = 400 mm, 0.966 kg
overall weight: x x , , .97kg
- geomantic compass
- furnishing and equipment
- measuring device - instrument
- magnetic compass
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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