Clarinet in C
Graves & Co. (American, active 1824–1869)
Object Place: Winchester, New Hampshire, United States
Length 59.9 cm (23 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Boxwood, ivory, brass
Not On View
In C. Boxwood, varnished dark brown. Ivory rings. Cocuswood mouthpiece. Made in six parts: mouthpiece, barrel, upper, middle, and lower bodyjoints, and bell. Seven fingerholes and one thumbhole. Six round keys (Young type S) of brass (e, f-sharp, g-sharp, a’, a-shake’, and speaker), mounted on blocks with SATK. Used reed and old string for tying on.
Stamped on upper bodyjoint and bell: [eagle] / GRAVES & C / WINCHESTER / N. H. / C; stamped on barrel, and middle and lower bodyjoints: GRAVES & C / WINCHESTER / N. H.
1983, sold by Wurlitzer-Bruck, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 15, 1983)
Mary Smith Fund