Home > Collections > Arts of the Islamic World
Folio from Kitab fi ma'arifat al-hiyal al-handisaya (the book of knowledge of ingenious mechanical devices) Automata by al-Jazari (d.1206); A musical toy in the form of a boat; reverse: text
A.H. 715/1315 A.D.

Copied by Farrukh ibn Abd al-Latif


Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
H: 30.2 W: 21.7 cm
Syria

F1930.73