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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.

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

about 1825

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

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones