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Compass, Container, D58.68

Physical Description

Geomancer's compass. Circular with flat top, convex on bottom. Many Chinese characters in concentric circles,, central depression for needle. Black lacquer base with Chinese writing in red. Has blue fabric covered box.

Provenance

Collected by Miss Tregear's father
Locality:

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Compass): 20 x 141 x 141mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - box): 45 x 190 x 190mm

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