Nechwalsky Bass Clarinet


This clarinet was made by Anton Nechwalsky in Vienna, Austria about 1853. It is a 16-keyed bass clarinet in B-flat, made of stained maple with brass ferrules, keys, and bell. This clarinet is stamped:


Anton Nechwalsky (1804-1868) made wind instruments in Vienna from 1836 to 1868.

Date Made: ca 1853

Maker: Nechwalsky, Anton

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Austria: Vienna state, Vienna

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Credit Line: Gift of The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania (through Dr. Robert H. Dyson)

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.65.0613Accession Number: 1991.0406Catalog Number: 65.0613

Object Name: clarinet

Physical Description: maple (overall material)brass (overall material)Measurements: overall: 9.7 cm x 106 cm x 20 cm; x 3 13/16 in x 41 3/4 in x 7 7/8 inmouthpiece/barrel: 6 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in x 8 1/8 in; 15.5575 cm x 3.175 cm x 20.6375 cmupper joint: 16 1/8 in x 2 in; 40.9575 cm x 5.08 cmlower joint: 20 1/16 in x 2 7/8 in; 50.95875 cm x 7.3025 cmbell: 11 5/8 in x 5 1/16 in x 3 7/8 in; 29.5275 cm x 12.85875 cm x 9.8425 cm


Record Id: nmah_606583

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