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al-Jazari's "Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices": Device for Display at a Drinking Party

Islamic
Mamluk
1354


Object Place: probably Cairo, Egypt

Dimensions

H x W: 38 x 28 cm (14 15/16 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

15.114

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paper

On View

Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

Provenance

1915, gift of Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 7, 1915)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection