‘Music & poetry’ with Rare Rubber dial and open escapement on Black Marble base
Ansonia Gilt-Metal “Music and Poetry” Figural Mantel Clock, fourth quarter 19th century, Brooklyn, New York, the enameled base holding allegorical figures of Music and Poetry flanking the clock, in a molded metal case mounted with ring handles terminating in masques, and an urn-form finial, signed on both the works and on the porcelain dial, which has an exposed escapement, h. 21-1/4″, w. 23-1/2″, d. 8″.
The metal elements of the clock retain an old gold painted surface. The glass bezel and porcelain dial are both fine. No sign of damage. There is a winding key present; however, no pendulum.
Ansonia Music & Poetry Statue Clock: 8 day time and strike with visible escapement and a good dial.
20 1/2″ Tall x 24″ W; 5 1/2″ dial.
(Metal finish is in rough condition).
Sells as is, where is.
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DESCRIPTION: Ansonia Clock Company Music and Poetry 8-day mantle clock. Circa 1894. Japanese bronze figures of two women (Music and Poetry) on either side of the central clock. Double sunk enamel dial with exposed escapement and Arabic numerals. On a black metal base. Marked “Manufactured by The Ansonia Clock Co. New York, United States of American” on the dial and with hallmark and “Ansonia Clock Co. Patented June 14, ’81, New York, U.S.A.,” on the movement. With two keys. Ly 483. MEASUREMENTS: 17-1/2″ x 23-1/2″ x 8″. CONDITION: Running. Chimes. Some wear to bronze figurines. Loss to central screw that attaches the top central finial to the base.
Double statue mantle clock circa 1894, double sunk enamel dial with exposed escapement, 20.75 inches high, tima and strike movement signed Ansonia. One statue has been partially refinished, otherwise very good with no damage or repairs noting a chip and line to the dial. No pendulum bob.
Ansonia Double Statue Music Poetry Clock, 8 day, time and strike, spring driven, 5″ porcelain dial and with a open escapement.
(Finish has some bluish corrosion in some areas, the base has been repainted, the urn has been broke et the stem and the tip of the minute hand has been broken off.)
20 1/2″ T x 24″ W 8″ D