Geomantic compass

Made:
1880-1910 in China
maker:
Unknown

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Geomantic compass, two hinged wooden blocks with compass, and rotating wooden wheel, Chinese, 1880-1910

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A24372
Materials:
brass, cotton, glass, steel, wood
type:
geomantic compass
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • magnetic compass
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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