Clementi & Co. 6-Keyed Clarinet

Description (Brief)
This clarinet was made by Clementi & Co. in London, England around 1802 to 1810. It is a 6-keyed clarinet in B-flat, made of boxwood with ivory ferrules and square brass keys. This clarinet is stamped:

CLEMENTI & CO [/] LONDON
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1802-1821
date made
1802-1810
maker
Clementi & Co.
Clementi & Co.
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
boxwood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/2 in x 3 in; 6.35 cm x 7.62 cm
cap: 2 1/4 in x 1 5/16 in; 5.715 cm x 3.33375 cm
barrel: 2 1/4 in x 1 7/16 in; 5.715 cm x 3.65125 cm
upper joint: 8 3/8 in x 1 9/16 in; 21.2725 cm x 3.96875 cm
middle joint: 5 in x 1 1/2 in; 12.7 cm x 3.81 cm
lower joint: 10 in x 1 3/4 in; 25.4 cm x 4.445 cm
bell: 4 5/8 in x 3 1/8 in; 11.7475 cm x 7.9375 cm
ID Number
MI.393320
accession number
209040
catalog number
393320
Credit Line
Gift of Col. George F. Jeffcott
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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