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Daniel Quare and Stephen Horseman, No.197. A George I ebony quarter repeating table clock, London, circa 1720

Daniel Quare and Stephen Horseman, No.197. A George I ebony quarter repeating table clock, London, circa 1720

Daniel Quare and Stephen Horseman, No.197. A George I ebony quarter repeating table clock, London, circa 1720

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Daniel Quare and Stephen Horseman, No.197. A George I ebony quarter repeating table clock, London

circa 1720


6½-inch dial with mask and scroll spandrels, matted centre with mock pendulum aperture and signed and numbered on a reserve 197, Dan: Quare & Ste: Horseman, London, subsidiary regulation and strike/silent dials, the arch with a date dial flanked by engraved birds and foliate scrolls, the fusee movement with six knopped and ringed pillars, verge escapement with rise and fall regulation, striking on a bell and pull quarter repeating on a nest of six bells, the backplate signed and numbered as the dial and engraved with a basket of flowers, birds and folate scrolls, the case with inverted bell top and gilt-brass carrying handle above foliate door frets and moulded base with block feet 

42cm 16½in high

Dial in good condition. Movement appears to be complete and look as though it would run but is rather dirty and would benefit from a clean and fresh oil and service. Case has restoration throughout, frets replaced, some mouldings repaired/replaced, front door re-veneered/restored, block feet replaced. with a case key but no winder.


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Daniel Quare was born in Somerset around 1648 and joined the Clockmakers' Company in 1671. He had a number of apprentices but it was one of his last apprentices, Stephen Horseman who was Freed in 1709, with whom he worked for the latter part of his working life. Daniel Quare was Master of the Clockmakers' Company in 1708 and died in 1824.  Stephen Horseman continued the business until he was made bankrupt in 1733.