6-Keyed Clarinet

6-Keyed Clarinet

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Description
This clarinet was made by an unknown maker in Europe around 1827 to 1833. It is a 6-keyed clarinet in F, made of boxwood with ivory ferrules and square brass keys.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
clarinet
date made
1827-1833
place made
Europe
Physical Description
boxwood (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 36.195 cm x 5.715 cm
upper joint: 8 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 20.6375 cm x 3.81 cm
lower joint: 6 in x 1 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 3.81 cm
bell: 3 1/16 in x 2 5/8 in; 7.77875 cm x 6.6675 cm
ID Number
MI.76.21
accession number
323574
catalog number
76.21
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Robert M. Caver
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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