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Ansonia Figural Clock "The Philosopher,"

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
101
Sold for:
$338$275

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 25, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Ansonia Figural Clock "The Philosopher," New York, c. 1895, Japanese bronze finish statue of a man contemplating a geometry problem sits in a chair adjacent the clock with Roman numeral dial marked Ansonia Clock Co., Patented, both on a cast iron base with egg and dart and floral mounts all on paw feet, eight-day time and strike movement with outside escapement regulated by a pendulum, ht. 15 in.
Estimate $250-350

Clock ticks and strikes. Dial hairlines and chip near time side winding hole. Slight wear to finish on central base floral mount.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Ansonia Clock Co., The Philosopher, chair