Acupuncture needles with case, probably from China or Japan, 1800s
Two large acupuncture needles, used in Traditional Chinese Medicine. The needles are inserted into chosen points on the body to stimulate the movement of the energy qi and balance the Yin and Yang parts of the qi.
- Oriental Medicine
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overall (case): 25 mm x 70 mm x 165 mm,
needle: 156 mm 3 mm, .01 kg
overall (charm): 200 mm
overall (tassle): 220 mm
- acupuncture needle
- furnishing and equipment
- tools & equipment
- Saint, Capt. P
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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