Ansonia Clock Company, New York. La Ramba. Porcelain mantel clock.
This porcelain case clock was made by the Ansonia Clock Company of Brooklyn, New York. This clock is in very good original condition. The porcelain case is not signed. The case has not been chipped. The coloring includes multiple shades of purples, yellows, reds and greens. The base color is white, The gilt highlights are applied to the case after firing. They remain in good overall condition and do show some areas of wear. The French sash or bezel is fitted with beveled glass Through this one views the dial. The dial is porcelain and measures five inches across. The Clockmaker's trademark, Roman hour numerals and the open escapement can be viewed in this location. The eight day movement is brass and strikes the hour as well as the half hour on a gong. The movement is die stamped on the back plate by the Manufacturer. This clock was made circa 1904 and originally sold for $9.25. This case stands 12 inches tall and 10 inches wide and approximately 5 inches deep.
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