Mantel clock; Ansonia Clock Company; 1870's; CR1977.387

Name/Title

Mantel clock

About this object

Wooden cased, tent shaped, mantel clock. The inside of the glass door is painted in a lace pattern in white.The dial is brass with a white face, black roman numerals and black hands. There are two holes for keys. The pendulum has two cylinders on either side topped by ornamental scrolls.
The back of the clock did have a label (now only half) which read: " Prize medal awarded, Paris Exposition 1878, Sharp Gothic, V.P. Ansonia Clock Company, New York, USA.

Maker

Ansonia Clock Company

Maker Role

Clockmaker

Date Made

1870's

Place Made

United States, New York, Brooklyn

Medium and Materials

Wood
Glass
Brass
Other processed metal

Inscription and Marks

Roman numerals on clock face.
On the half label on back:
Paris Exposition, 1878
'OTHIC, V.P.
this Trade Mark
Company,
USA

Measurements

H 505mm x L 300mm x W 125mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Timepieces

Subject and Association Keywords

Decorative objects

Subject and Association Keywords

Domestic chattels

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Timepieces

Object number

CR1977.387

Copyright Licence  

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