Korean pocket compass and sundial

Made:
1780-1880 in Korea

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Pocket compass sundial, with Chinese and Arabic numerals, (compass needle missing), made in Korea, 1780-1880.

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1953-237
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), enamel, glass, metal (unknown) and string
Measurements:
overall (as displayed): 82 mm x 74 mm x 105 mm,
type:
sundial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
credit:
Dr. W. L. Hildburgh