Lot 264

Two indicators of Qiblah

two scientific imitation tools, one forming a compass, the second forming a sundial and indicating the direction of Mecca, made of engraved brass.

Iran, circa 1900

D. 5 and 12.5 cm



Two Qibla indicators with compass, Iran, circa 1900, of circular form with hinged lid and suspension loop, incised with inscriptions and zodiacal signs.