Lot 37: Ansonia Figural Mantle Clock - Newton
November 17, 2012
Pittsfield, MA, USALive Auction
Description: Ansonia Figural Mantle Clock - Newton. 5.5 in. sunken porcelain dial with black Roman hour numerals, gilt bezel, beveled door glass, fancy black hands and exposed Brocot escapement with steel pallets; dial signed with Ansonia trademark. Brass, 8 day, spring driven movement No. 6 ¼, signed - Ansonia Clock Co. New York, U.S.A. - strikes on a coiled gong and has brass pendulum bob. In a white metal case, figural top depicts a seated Isaac Newton holding a globe, next to a book stand with inkwell on top; long cast metal base with an ebony finish and figural mount on the front. Finish on the metal is worn in some spots. 15 in. high x 17.5 in. wide.