Clarinet in C
Harley Hosford (American, died in 1822)
Object Place: Albany, New York, United States
Length 59.5 cm (23 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Boxwood, ivory, brass
Not On View
In C. Boxwood, varnished light yellow-brown. Ivory rings. Blackwood mouthpiece with boxwood cover. Made in six parts: mouthpiece, barrel, upper, middle and lower bodyjoints, and bell. Seven fingerholes and one thumbhole. Five square keys (Young type A) of brass (e, f-sharp, g-sharp, a’, and speaker), mounted on rings with SATK.
Stamped on all joints except upper body: H. HOSFORD, / ALBANY.
1977, sold by the estate of Edwin M. Ripin (1930-1975), Forest Hills, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 9, 1977)
Edwin M. Ripin Collection, Friends of the Collection Fund