Description: Ansonia Figural Mantle Clock "Aida". The silvered spelter case depicts a figure of Aida, from the 1871 opera by Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi which takes place in Egypt. The figure is seated on a stool and holding a mandolin on her lap; the large clock tower beside her has turned finials, filigree, garland, corner columns and a relief panel with 4 figures, on a black enamel iron platform with a filigree decorated base. 4.5 in. porcelain dial with black Roman hour numerals, pierced decorated hands, exposed Brocot escapement with steel pallets, hinged door bezel with beveled crystal; pierced brass 8 day spring driven movement signed "Ansonia Clock Co., New York", has a lead pendulum bob and half hour strike on a coiled gong. Movement is not running due to a broken main spring, strike mechanism functions, dial has repairs at 12 and 3. Measures 23 in. high x 24 in. wide x 8.25 in. deep. Weight: 52.25 lbs.
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