Invented in China thousands of years ago, the compass was primarily used by feng shui priests hired to advise on how and where to build. This replica of a small Georgian combination sundial and compass features a brass lid to protect the convex glass cover. Specializing in an eclectic aesthetic, Authentic Models appeals to the curious and discerning. Inspired by the Age of Sail, exploration, science, and cartography, Authentic Models offers a collection with the character of authenticity. Made by artisans using time-honored skills, these pieces enrich a room, and the people in it, with a profound spirit of history and nostalgia.