Oud (ùd) made in Egypt c. 1960.
Five piece table of cedar, pierced by three soundholes with carved black rosaces and ebony andclear wood purfling.
Table edged with black wood stringing and brown wood diamonds.
Ebony fingerboard edged with clear wood stringing.
Macassar ebony scratchplate and bridge.
Pearshaped body of 17 ribs of rosewood divided by clear wood stringing.
Neck and pegbox veneered with the similar woods.
12 wooden pegs.
Overall length : 890 mm
Scale : 600 mm
Neck : 300 mm