6-Keyed Clarinet

Description (Brief)
This clarinet was made by an unknown maker around 1800 to 1825. It is a 6-keyed clarinet in C, made of boxwood with ivory ferrules and brass keys.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1800-1899
date made
1800-1825
Physical Description
boxwood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in; 52.07 cm x 6.985 cm
mouthpiece: 3 3/16 in x 1 in; 8.09625 cm x 2.54 cm
barrel: 2 in x 1 1/4 in; 5.08 cm x 3.175 cm
upper joint: 8 in x 1 3/4 in; 20.32 cm x 4.445 cm
lower joint: 8 11/16 in x 1 7/8 in; 22.06625 cm x 4.7625 cm
bell: 4 1/8 in x 2 3/4 in; 10.4775 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
MI.66.086
catalog number
66.086
accession number
254480
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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