Ansonia Silvered Metal Mantel Clock, New York, lat



Estimate: [Subscribe to view] Courtesy of: [Subscribe to view]
Sold Price: [Subscribe to view] Sold Date: 6:00 AM PT - Apr 11th, 2009

Ansonia Silvered Metal Mantel Clock, New York, late 19th century, with two-train movement converted to non-striking, gorge case with peaked top with central finial over four anthemia, engaged fluted columns to sides topped by fruit-filled urns, with gilt-metal dial with enamel numerals, face and sides cast with scenes of peasants fishing, gathering wheat, and courting, raised on four Renaissance Revival griffin monopodia, ht. 17 1/2 in.

Condition report

Condition: small piece missing from anthemion at front of base. some rubbing and discoloration to silvered surface. Movement has had bell removed, and clapper is currently wired down (looks removeable). Lacking bell. key and pendulum present.

Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

Images

Click on thumbnails to see larger images: