A rare late 17th century ebonised quarter chiming table clock Daniel Quare, London
Lot 112
A rare late 17th century ebonised quarter chiming table clock Daniel Quare, London
Sold for £91,250 (US$ 153,216) inc. premium
Auction Details
A rare late 17th century ebonised quarter chiming table clock Daniel Quare, London
Lot Details
A rare late 17th century ebonised quarter chiming table clock
Daniel Quare, London
The caddy top case surmounted by a heavy gilt brass knopped handle, bordered by applied foliate frets, over the plain glazed door and sides raised on a shallow plinth base and four (later) toupie feet, the signed 7.25 inch Roman and Arabic dial with four subsidiary dials, the upper two for regulation and strike/silent, the lower two for pendulum locking, all bordered by foliate spandrels, the matted dial centre with three ringed winding holes and shaped mock pendulum aperture with engraved scroll borders, the three train fusee movement with verge escapement and rack and pinion rise and fall regulation, chiming the quarters on a run of six bells and striking on a seventh (mounted vertically), the pendulum locks are missing, but holes for their mounting are evident in the frontplate, the backplate engraved with typical foliate scrolls and tulips centered on the cartouche signed 'Daniel Quare, London' in flamboyant script. 44cm (17.25in)

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