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

Islamic
1315


Place Depicted: Eastern Turkey or Syria

Dimensions

Height x width: 31.5 × 20.2 cm (12 3/8 × 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.125

Medium or Technique

Paper; manuscript

Not On View

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

Provenance

By 1931, Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA; 1931, gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA. (Accession date: March 5, 1931)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection