Compass and sundial. (Sold)

Compass and sundial. (Sold)



A copper netsuke with spring closure opening in two halves with portable compass (hobari) protected by glass and sundial (hidokei). 

The copper body  is engraved with foliage and fitted with a suspension loop on the outside. 

The inside silvered and engraved with the zodiacal characters.





19th century


3,5 x 3,5  cm.



Status: Sold




Item no. N 168