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Bass Clarinet in B-flat

Maker: Giacinto Riva (Italian)
Date: mid-19th century
Geography: Persiceto, Italy
Medium: boxwood, ebony, nickel-silver
Dimensions: L. end to end (excluding ring on butt end). 665 mm; Bell Diam. 135 mm.; Tube L. ca. 1037 mm; Mouthpiece: 92 mm; Crook. ca. 200 mm; Upper right (bassoon: 'wing' section) 238 mm; Butt section 270 mm; Upper left (bassoon: 'long' section) 282 mm; Bell 184 mm.
Classification: Aerophone-Reed Vibrated-single reed cylindrical
Credit Line: The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number: 89.4.3124

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