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My mother just handed down to me (she's 94) an Ansonia figural

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My mother just handed down to me (she's 94) an Ansonia figural clock that I've known would be mine since I was age 6.
The lady sitting on a pedestal playing a mandolin, from table to top is 23 inches tall --
The Clock side from feet to top is 20 inches. it says "Ansonia Clock Co."
BASE is 4 1/2 inches tall, length is 24 inches, and width is 6 inches.
The entire piece is massive and weighs possibly 60 t0 70 pounds.
It has a patent of June 18, 1882
It also says June 14,1881, New York, USA
--has a number 9 stamped on it (all this info is behind the cover)
My Mother's grand father brought it down the mississippi on a river boat to his plantation
"Oaklawn" in Louisianna.
The nearest I can figure, from the patent, until today, it places the clock approx 134
years old.
I have researched the Ansonia sites for Large Figural mantle clocks for many years, but have never come up with anything close.
My mother said she thought (when she was researching), that she thought she remembered that there were only 9 made---Would the 9 0n the back mean that?
I'm just at a loss--can ypu please help?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Judith-on-Antiques replied 2 years ago.
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