Antique Ansonia "La Duchesse" Mantel Clock: Ansonia clocks are a piece of American artisan history. The Ansonia Clock Company began in the 1850s in Connecticut and continued until 1929 when the company fell on hard times and sold its remaining materials to the Soviet Union. The "La Duchesse" mantel clocks were in production between 1879 - 1889 and this has an 8-day time/strike, enameled iron case, porcelain face and beveled glass. Sold as is as it needs a pendulum. $225
one of the first items they bought when they arrived in America was this lovely clock, sitting it in their bedroom.
Antique 19th C Bronze Vincenti & Cie Champleve Cloisonne French Mantel Clock made of a bronze/ brass case of 4 columns ea. capped w' a flaming urn finial, covered w' a meticulously executed champlevé (French enameling that looks like cloisonné) in a floral pattern of pink/red/yellow+blue on a turquoise background. Crowning the clock is a wide floral champlevé & bronze urn atop a domed roof. All 4 sides of the clock are beveled clear glass, the front & back panels are hinged for access…
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In Jean-André Lepaute’s 1766 price list, this model is listed as Pendule Urania (Muse of Astronomy) and is said to be after a model by the sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon. The scroll in Urania’s hand has symbols for Scorpio and Libra