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Lute

Object Number:51-46-122
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Arabian Peninsula
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Wood
Ivory
Metal
Technique:Inlaid
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1951
Other Number:02-73 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number
L-238-122 - Old Museum Number
C-489 - Seder Number

Description

El-oud. Round backed lute, large body with short neck. Body has thin lins of light colored wood inlya. Sound board of light wood; Sound hole with rose. Neck inlaid with ivory in scroll designs. Peg box curved back. 14 lateral pegs. Fair condition. Body cracked in several places, 1 peg missing.

Length: 90 cm. Diam of body: 34.8 cm. Body depth: 19 cm.

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