Clarinet in B flat, ebony, silver mounts, ivory linings to sockets. In six sections. Twelve silver keys, round, deeply cupped (salt spoon), mounted in turned blocks and ring. An additional key for B/F sharp, mounted in a saddle, a later addition, has been removed and the hole plugged. Mounts are convex bands with milled edges. Throat register G sharp key for left first finger. Ebony mouthpiece is probably original. Overall length is 65.7 cm. Chipped below cover plate of long E/B key. Stamped: Clementi & Co. London. Patent.
These objects are only a part of our collections, of which there are more than 350,000 objects. This information comes from our collections database. Some of this is incomplete and there may be errors. This part of the website is also still under construction, so there may be some fields repeated or incorrectly formatted information.
The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive. The database also includes information on objects that are considered secret or sacred by some communities.
If you have any further information about objects in our collections or can suggest corrections to our information, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org