Laube 13-Keyed Clarinet

Description (Brief)
This clarinet was made by Laube in La Couture-Boussey, Eure department, France around 1878 to 1889. It is a 13-keyed clarinet in A, made of grenadilla with nickel silver ferrules and keys. This clarinet is stamped:

LAUBE [/] A LA COUTURE BOUSSEY [/] EURE
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1878-1889
maker
Laube
Laube
Physical Description
grenadilla (overall material)
nickel silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23 1/2 in x 3 in; 59.69 cm x 7.62 cm
mouthpiece: 3 7/16 in x 1 1/8 in; 8.73125 cm x 2.8575 cm
barrel: 2 3/8 in x 1 5/16 in; 6.0325 cm x 3.33375 cm
upper joint: 8 13/16 in x 2 in; 22.38375 cm x 5.08 cm
lower joint: 10 3/8 in x 2 in; 26.3525 cm x 5.08 cm
bell: 4 3/8 in x 3 1/8 in; 11.1125 cm x 7.9375 cm
ID Number
MI.392674
accession number
202495
catalog number
392674
Credit Line
Gift of Jeanne G. McIntosh
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Clarinets
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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