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Eight day shelf clock

Object Number: 
1942.651
Date: 
ca. 1878
Medium: 
Wood, glass, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 26.7 x 21.6 x 11.4 cm )
Marks: 
incised: on back of clockworks: "ANSONIA CLOCK CO" and "A" (inside box inside diamond) and "4 1/2" printed in black: on blue paper label affixed to inside of clock case door: "Prize Medal Awarded, Paris Exposition, 1878. / EIGHT DAY / BRADFORD / TIME / N
Description: 
Shelf clock with circular dial with black Roman numerals set in pedimented wooden case with molded base, with two brass columns mounted on sides of dial, and molded brass rings around dial and circular glass windows; brass lion head with floral scrolls applied to pediment.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from the estate of Charles G. Thompson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group