Original Antique Ansonia "lydia" Clock 1894 Cherub Mantel Shelf Clock Brass Gold For Sale
Original Antique Ansonia "Lydia" Clock 1894In very good condition Everything is original and un-restored Working and strikingAnsonia Clock Co. "Lydia", ca 1894.One of the figural clocks most collectors are trying to find for their collections. It is a much larger clock than the pictures depict. It stands 20 inches high, and is very heavy. To point out just a few of the figures on the clock, starting at the base; sea serpents make up each of the 4 corners extending down to the feet. There is an eagle on the base with banners in his mouth that reach up each side to the head of a goddess. There are cherubs standing on each side of the urn. There is a rams head in the center above the dial, same on the back. The cherubs have a bow over their shoulder. The later Lydia\'s did not have that feature. Movement is 8 day, striking on a gong. This is a very ornately decorated clock, complete with original back door, correct pendulum, hands, and keys. Nothing Has been restored. May or may not need a tune up for the striking.