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Object description

  • Chinese artist
  • Feng Shui Compass
  • Wood, glass
  • China
  • H: 1 1/4 in, dia.: 3 1/2 in (H: 3.2 cm, dia.: 8.9 cm)
  • Gift of Nathaniel Ingersoll, 1801
  • E8781


East India Marine Society Collection


This is a Feng Shui compass in a dull red wood case. The inside dial is marked with four points in red and twenty in white ideographs. It also features a black lubber line.