Wood Fengshui Covered Compass
Wood Fengshui Covered Compass, China, 19th century, stem cup shape, with ivory dials incised with directional marks including the eight trigrams, needle in a round housing, the cover decorated with twelve inlaid ivory circles of incised zodiac animals and a central circle incised with a boy riding on a bull, inscribed to base on inlaid ivory, ht. 2 1/2, dia. 2 3/4 in.
minor warping to ivory dial.
The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.