oud Charqi

Date of manufacture :

early XXth century (most probably by Rahmin Bardaa) 

Usage context :

art music / musical composition / teaching 

Description :

plucked string instrument played with a plectrum, well-rounded pear-shaped box;; the table has one opening adorned with a rose motif ; this Oud of the near-eastern type has five double strings. According to an inscription figuring on its table, the oud belonged to the famous Tunisian Jewish singer of the 20’s and 30’s Habiba M’sika..

Total length :

80 cm