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Clarinet in C

about 1825
Distributed by Klemm & Brothers (American, 1819–about 1880 American)


Object Place, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

Length 59.1 cm (23 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1973.157

Medium or Technique

Boxwood, horn, brass

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Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones

In C. Boxwood, varnished medium brown. Horn rings. Cocuswood (?) mouthpiece (later). Seven fingerholes and one thumbhole. Five square keys (Young type A) of brass (e, f-sharp, g-sharp, a', and speaker), mounted on blocks with SATK.

Inscription

Stamped on upper bodyjoint: KLEMM / PHILADA

Provenance

1973, sold by Collectiques, Gloria S. Farmer (proprietor), Bedford, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 14, 1973)

Credit Line

Purchase funds donated by Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Bybee and Mrs. Edmund Rice