Gold pair-cased watch with gold champleve dial, by Daniel Quare

Made:
1710 in London
maker:
Daniel Quare
Gold pair-cased watch with gold champleve dial, by Daniel Quare Gold pair-cased watch with gold champleve dial, by Daniel Quare Gold pair-cased watch with gold champleve dial, by Daniel Quare Gold pair-cased watch with gold champleve dial, by Daniel Quare

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Gold pair-cased watch with gold champleve dial, by Daniel Quare
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Gold pair-cased watch with gold champleve dial, by Daniel Quare
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Gold pair-cased watch with gold champleve dial, by Daniel Quare
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Gold pair-cased watch with gold champleve dial, by Daniel Quare
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Plain gold pair case, probably of a later date to the movement (c.1728) with case maker's stamp IR. Gold champlevé dial with aperture for dial winding. Blued steel hour hand and minute hand shaped to avoid protruding squares through dial. Verge escapement movement. Balance cock with solid engraved foot and diamond endstone. Signed on movement ‘Daniel Quare London 3720’.

Clockmakers Museum No. 126

Sir David Salomons owned an extensive collection of watches, including many notable pieces by the French horologist Abraham Louis Breguet. He presented a total of 8 watches from his collection, including this one, to the museum of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers in 1924. Clockmakers' Museum No. 126

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Collection:
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3180
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), diamond, glass, gold (metal) and steel (metal)
Measurements:
watch: 54 mm x 47 mm x 30 mm,
outer case: 54 mm x 55 mm x 24 mm,
type:
watch
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers