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Clarinet in C

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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.


Stamped on upper bodyjoint: KLEMM / PHILADA


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

about 1825

Object Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


Length 59.1 cm (23 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Boxwood, horn, brass


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Aerophones