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Ship's compass in box

Object Number: 
1936.678
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Pine, brass, other metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 10 x 10 in. ( 16.5 x 25.4 x 25.4 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on dial: "R. L. SHAW / 222. WATER ST. NEW YORK." carved: on lid of box: "OREGON"
Description: 
Ship's compass mounted inside pine box with sliding lid.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group