This antique, hand-held Buddhist mani prayer wheel is also known as a khorten or chos-kor or wheel of Dharma. This example has a long wooden handle with a cylindrical wooden case with brass strapping and topped by a finial. A small round ball hangs from a string to create a rhythm when the wheel is spun. From Tibet, India.
Width 3.5 Depth 3.5 Height 13 inches
Note: handle end missing metal cap at the bottom of the wooden handle.