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Clarinet in Bb, of boxwood with five brass keys and ivory ferrules and bell ring (bell ring not original, ring at top of foot/bell joint probably replacement as well). With reed tied onto the mouthpiece with green string.

  • Date:
    late 18th century
  • Maker:
    Miller, George [Person]
  • Collection:
    Bate Collection, Oxford
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  • Place of production:
    UK, England, London
  • Culture:
  • Period:
  • Materials:Boxwood;Plant;Brass;Metal;Ivory;Tooth;Animal
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  • Inscriptions:G. MILLER LONDON [unicorn] [on all joints except barrel] B LONGMAN & BRODERIP LONDON L [on barrel] IH [for John Hale, on long key levers]
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:
  • Repository:Bate Collection, Oxford
  • Measurements:Max L = 670 mm Max Diam [bell] = 83 mm