A late 19th century ormolu four glass mantel clock Ansonia clock company New York
Lot 471
A late 19th century ormolu four glass mantel clock Ansonia clock company New York
Sold for £775 (US$ 1,243) inc. premium

Lot Details
A late 19th century ormolu four glass mantel clock
Ansonia clock company New York
Having a 5-inch white two part dial with black Roman hours and exposed brocot escapement contained within a jewelled gilt border, the two-train movement, rear mounted rack-striking the hours on a coiled gong, with adjustable faux mercury pendulum, stamped "Ansonia Patented New York", numbered 6; the case surmounted by a large urn, scrolling brackets with fruit swags to pediment, caryatid cartouche mounted on a plinth base and cast scroll buttress paw feet, sold with pendulum, winder and related wooden platform base 47cm (18.5") high

Footnotes

  • The Ansonia Clock Company was one of the major 19th century American clock manufacturers. It produced millions of clocks between 1850 and 1929.
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