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"The Elephant Clock", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari

Farrukh ibn `Abd al-Latif

Author:
Abu'l Izz Isma'il al-Jazari (1136–1206)
Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
dated A.H. 715/A.D. 1315
Geography:
Syria
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
11 13/16 x 7 3/4in. (30 x 19.7cm) Mat: 19 1/4 x 14 1/4 in. (48.9 x 36.2 cm) Frame: 20 1/4 x 15 1/4 in. (51.4 x 38.7 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Bequest of Cora Timken Burnett, 1956
Accession Number:
57.51.23
451402

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