Mantel clock

The Ansonia Clock Company, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
The Ansonia Clock Company, Manufacturer
Description
Wooden, mantel clock. This is a tall clock with an ornate wooden case. The clock is round with a cream dial and black Roman numerals. There are only 2 hands - the minute hand and the hour hand. There are 2 key holes on the dial - one at '4' and one at '8'. The front glass cover is surrounded by a decorative ring and is hinged on the left to open up. The back of the case has double-hinged door that opens up to reveal the mechanical movement inside. On the door is a label which names this clock as "Eight Day Sharon Strike". The movement has the maker's name inscribed on it and there is a pendulum hanging trough its centre. The clock is not in working order.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Signature/Marks and Type
Trade Mark A Printed
Manufactured by The Ansonia Clock Company, New York, United States of America Maker's Mark
Accession No
1978.49
Credit Line
The Ansonia Clock Company. Mantel clock, 1978.49. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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