al-Jazari's "Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices": The Reckoner's Bloodletting Basin

Islamic
Mamluk period
1354
Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Izmiri (Scribe)


Object Place: Probably Cairo, Egypt

Dimensions

H x W: 40 x 28 cm (15 3/4 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

15.113

Medium or Technique

Ink, gold, and opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View

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