Fri, 7th Jan 2022 14:00

The Fine Clock Sale

 
  Lot 30
 

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DANIEL QUARE, LONDON. NO. 156 A GEORGE I BURR WALNUT LONGCASE CLOCK

DANIEL QUARE, LONDON. NO. 156 A GEORGE I BURR WALNUT LONGCASE CLOCK the hood with caddy top above pierced sound frets and a glazed door flanked by brass-capped turned columns on a slender trunk with flat top moulded door and crossbanded base raised on a double plinth. The 12" arched brass dial with gilt masked spandrels and silvered chapter ring surrounding a matted centre with engraved name cartouche and subsidiary seconds dial, the arch with marching calendar dial fronting an eight-day weight driven movement with five knopped finned pillars and rack strike on a bell

239.5cm high

Daniel Quare. (1648 - 1724) rose from obscure and apparently humble origins in Somerset to become one of the most illustrious clockmakers of England's golden age of horology. On the 3rd April 1671 he was admitted brother of the clockmaker's company in 1680 he was working in Exchange alley at the centre of London's business community and probably worked there until the time of his death. He worked his way up in the clockmaker's company to become master in 1708.

Sold for £11,180


 

DANIEL QUARE, LONDON. NO. 156 A GEORGE I BURR WALNUT LONGCASE CLOCK the hood with caddy top above pierced sound frets and a glazed door flanked by brass-capped turned columns on a slender trunk with flat top moulded door and crossbanded base raised on a double plinth. The 12" arched brass dial with gilt masked spandrels and silvered chapter ring surrounding a matted centre with engraved name cartouche and subsidiary seconds dial, the arch with marching calendar dial fronting an eight-day weight driven movement with five knopped finned pillars and rack strike on a bell

239.5cm high

Daniel Quare. (1648 - 1724) rose from obscure and apparently humble origins in Somerset to become one of the most illustrious clockmakers of England's golden age of horology. On the 3rd April 1671 he was admitted brother of the clockmaker's company in 1680 he was working in Exchange alley at the centre of London's business community and probably worked there until the time of his death. He worked his way up in the clockmaker's company to become master in 1708.

Auction: The Fine Clock Sale, Fri, 7th Jan 2022

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