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Clarinet in Ab, of boxwood with 10 nickel alloy keys and ivory ferrules. Originally with one piece body, but lower part replaced by Philip Bate. The bell is stained black.

  • Date:
    mid-19th century
  • Maker:
    Paolo del Maino
  • Collection:
    Bate Collection, Oxford
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  • Place of production:
    Italy, Milan
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  • Materials:Boxwood;Plant;Nickel;Alloy;Metal;Ivory;Tooth;Animal
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  • Inscriptions:[star] P. MAINO A MILANO [star]
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  • Repository:Bate Collection, Oxford
  • Measurements:Max L = 339 mm Max Diam [bell] = 57 mm