DANIEL QUARE, London c1705

  DANIEL QUARE, London c1705

A very fine Queen Anne quarter repeating bracket clock by the celebrated maker Daniel Quare.

The ebony veneered basket top case has gilt brass mounts and a substantial brass carrying handle.  The break arch brass dial is nicely laid out with crown and sceptre spandrels and a larger subsidiary calendar dial in the arch.  The centre is finely matted with a false pendulum aperture.

The substantial eight day duration movement has a verge escapement and quarter repeating mechanism sounded on six bells, the hours are sounded on a separate bell.  The back plate is beautifully engraved in a scroll design with a bold signature, Dan. Quare, London.

Daniel Quare was one of the most celebrated clockmakers of the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.  His finest work was produced in the eighteenth century and examples of his work can be seen in major locations in museums throughout the world.

Clockmaker: DANIEL QUARE, London
Circa: 1705
Stock Number: 3630
Height: (excl handle) 15.5 inches (39 cm.)