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Clarinet in B-flat

Maker:
Gautrot aîné (French, Paris active 1845–84)
Date:
ca. 1900–1915
Geography:
Paris, France
Culture:
French
Medium:
various materials
Dimensions:
649 mm length. Diameter of bell 72 mm.
Classification:
Aerophone-Reed Vibrated-single reed cylindrical
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.2349
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 964
Clarinet in B-flat with thirteen-key Muller system, made from cocus-wood with nickel silver keys and ferrules.
Marking: Stamped on bell: Exposition Universelle de Paris / 1900 / Hors Concours / membre du jury / Gautrot Aine / Brevete a Paris / S. G. D. G.
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Europe. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1904, vol. I, pg. 138.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments of All Nations: I. Europe, Galleries 25 and 26, Central Cases of Galleries 27 and 28. Catalogue., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, vol. 13, pg. 138.



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