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Clarinet in C

about 1825

Distributed by Klemm & Brothers, American, 1819–about 1880 American


Dimensions

Length 59.1 cm (23 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1973.157

Medium or Technique

Boxwood, horn, brass

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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