Luck-Charm

Luck-Charm

Luck-Charm

Object name: Luck-Charm
Date: 1870-1916
Dimensions:
26 x 20 x 14 mm
Medium: Cowry shell, brass, glass
Object number: LDCUM1916.001.039
DescriptionCompass set into a cowry shell, with a metal loop at one end. Japanese good luck charm. These compasses were sold in the Marks and Spencer's Penny Bazaar, and according to Cuming were 'much worn in some parts of London'.