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
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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