Welcome to ANTIQUES & MOORE! THIS LISTING IS FOR A WONDERFUL ANTIQUE CHINESE BRONZE CASED "FENG SHUI" LOU PAN COMPASS WITH INRICATE CARVED INTERIOR.THIS ANTIQUE COMPASS FEATURES INTRICATE CARVED NATURAL INTERIOR AND INK STAINED CHINESE SYMBOLS AND/OR LETTERS. HOUSED IN A ORNATE BRONZE CASE WITH RETICULATED TOP AND ENGRAVED BASE AND SCALLOPED RIM. THE COMPASS IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH THE BRONZE CASE AND INTERIOR BOTH HAVING BEAUTIFUL NATURAL PATINA.
MEASURES 1 1/2" HIGH, 4 1/2" LONG AND 4 1/2 WIDE. THE CHINESE FENG SHUI COMPASS IS AN ANTIQUE TOOL THAT HAS BEEN USED BY FENG SHUI MASTERS FOR THOUSANDS OF YEARS.THE PURPOSE OF THE COMPASS IS TO MEASURE THE GOOD "CHI" ENERGY IN A ROOM. "FENG SHUI" IS THE ART AND SCIENCE OF UNDERSTANDING THE FORCES OF NATURE IN ORDER TO DESIGN HOMES AND WORK PLACES THAT HELP PEOPLE TO LIVE IN HARMONY WITH THE WORLD BY PROMOTING THE FLOW OF POSSITIVE ENERGY HELPING TO AVOID OR NEUTRALIZE NEGATIVITY AND DISTRUCTIVE ENERGY. THE "LOU PAN" COMPASS NOT NOLY ILLUSTRATES DIRECTION BUT ALSO THE ENERGY OF EACH DIRECTION. THE COMPASS OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE FENG SHUI CONSISTS OF BANDS OF CONCENTRIC PATTERNS ARRANGED AROUND A MAGNETIC NEEDLE. ALTHOUGH THESE FENG SHUI COMPASSES HAVE BEEN MADE FOR HUNDREDS OF YEARS AND CHEAP COMPASSES ARE READILY AVAILABLE TODAY, THIS ONE IS ANTIQUE AND IS EXCEPTIONAL. Have been in the Antiques business for over 30 years and try to describe our items as accurately as possible. We are happy to answer any questions and always appreciate your business! The item "RARE ANTIQUE CHINESE BRONZE FENG SHUI LON PON COMPASS, INTRICATE CARVINGS" is in sale since Friday, June 27, 2014. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Other Chinese Antiques". The seller is "antiquesandmooresales" and is located in Hendersonville, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.