Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Clarinet in D

Maker:
Astor & Co. (1778–1831)
Date:
1820 or 1821
Geography:
London, England, United Kingdom
Culture:
British
Medium:
Ebony, ivory, sterling silver
Dimensions:
L. 21 1/2 in. (54.6 cm)
Classification:
Aerophone-Reed Vibrated-single reed cylindrical
Credit Line:
Purchase, Robert Alonzo Lehman Bequest, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.343
Not on view
Marking: All joints except mouthpiece stamped "ASTOR & CO / 79 / CORNHILL / LONDON" with unicorn sign.
Keys bear the London silver-smith hallmark for the year 1820/ 21.
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