An exceptionally fine 8 key Boxwood and Ivory Clarinet by Keith Prowse, London 1846-65. Eight Block mounted keys, all working. No damage to wood or Ivory. Original MP with a matching cap. Marked in three places "Keith Prowse & Co., 48 Cheapside, London". Length is 20 7/8 inches.
This is a strange little beast, made of black-wood but only six keys like a piece made a hundred years earlier. Marked on the bell "H P, D". Wood is all good except for a very small chip on the bell. Some keys will require springs. Length is 17 3/4 inches.
A ten key, pin mounted, boxwood and ivory clarinet marked "(lyre) JTL" on all joints. c.1875. In excellent condition using modern pads and cork tenons. Length is 18 3/4 inches. Original MP. No cracks or damage.
An early 5 key Boxwood and Ivory Clarinet Marked on the bell "J.A&W. Geib, 23, Maiden Lane, New York," there between 1818-21. This instrument has no damage or cracks. Keys and springs are working well. All that is needed to be in playing condition are pads and stringing. Original MP and reed. Length is 21 1/8 inches approx.
A stained Boxwood and Ivory, 13 key, block mounted Clarinet by Firth, Hall & Pond, New York 1832-48. This instrument is in very good working condition except for one key cover being off. The touch for this key is present and working. The tone hole is plugged. No cracks or other damage. Mp is broken. Length is 21 inches.
An all wood, block mounted six keyed Clarinet with only the letter "S" on it in two places. Perfect condition except for stringing and pads. Length is 17 inches. A little gem. Fitted period MP.
A black wood and Ivory 6 block mounted key Clarinet by Astor & Co. 79 Cornhill, London 1798-1800. Crack in upper joint has been repaired by 4 rings integrated into the body, one of which is absent. Crack is sealed tight. A crack is showing on the foot joint, but is sealed and supported by the Ivory rings. A crack in the bell runs from the upper edge to one inch from the bell edge, and is supported by the Ivory rings. All keys are working well. Probably playable as is since the pads look OK...
An unmarked 6 key, all block mounted Clarinet in Boxwood. One metal support may or may not be original. All six keys are working well. Period or original MP with later cap and ligature. There are no flaws or damages on this Clarinet. Length is 20 1/8 inches.
A boxwood and horn Clarinet, originally five block mounted keys, with one brass pin mounted key added. On the bell we can see" (Bee) MARTIN, Freres, A Paris, (initials logo)". Clarinet is in good condition with the following flaws; tiny chip on wooden bell edge, and one horn ring absent. All keys and springs are working well. No cracks or obvious damage. Length is 23 1/2 inches. Original good MP.
A 13 key pin mounted Clarinet (Eb) made by Noblet and Thibouville in 1863. It appears to be stained Boxwood and ivory. Most keys are working. Original cap and MP. Length is 16 3/4 inches.
An exceptionally well made Boxwood and Ivory Block mounted. 14 key Clarinet by ? I.W.Glier, Klingenthaul. All block mounted keys have brass side plates. Carved thumb rest. Very interesting key work. The only visible damage is two small pieces of replaces Ivory on barrel. All keys and springs work. Poor MP. Length is 23 1/4 inches.
A nine Key Clarinet in Stained Boxwood and Ivory by Wm. Whiteley, Utica c.1840. Near perfect condition including pads. Length is 21 inches.
A 7 key, Boxwood and Ivory Clarinet by Metzler, Marked on all four sections. On the Bell "Metzler & Co, 37, Great, Marlborgh St., London". Inch long Surface crack form 2nd top hole to edge, sealed. All key springs are working. No other visible damage.
Length is 20 5/8 inches.
From the Belle Epogue time period, this is a beautiful parasol handle, circa 1900. It entails mother of pearl and gold-filled crabstock handle. It is in good condition and measures 8.5" long. *Call our store to process order,
Historic District Antiques
A round ironstone mold with geometric shapes to resemble a turban-shaped mold, made in England in the 1800s. The mold is in mint condition, with no chips, cracks, stains, repairs or crazing. It measures 5-1/2 inches in diameter across the top and 4-5/8 inches tall.
This deep ironstone mold depicts a bunch of asparagus. It is probably English in origin, but could be German. It is in mint condition, with no chips, cracks, stains, repairs or crazing. The mold measures 7 by 5-3/4 inches across the top and 4-1/4 inches tall.
A five key Boxwood and horn Clarinet marked on the lower joint "(Hapsburg eagle) FISCHER, IN, EGER". All keys are working well. Damages are 1/4 inch crack top joint and 1 1/4 inch crack (contained) on bell. Original MP. Length is 17 3/4 inches.
An unmarked 5 key Clarinet, Boxwood and Ivory, in very good condition, even though the back key was replaced by a later key. Small chips on wood part of bell edge. Length is 20 1/2 inches. Original MP included.