Spring clock in walnut case by Henry Jones

Made:
1675 in London
maker:
Henry Jones

Spring clock in walnut case by Henry Jones
The Clockmakers' Museum/Clarissa Bruce
© The Clockmakers’ Charity

Spring table clock by Henry Jones, in a walnut veneered oak case. The dial has been gilded and has a silvered chapter ring and a calendar aperture. 8-day fusee movement with verge escapement and short pendulum. Latched plates. Count-wheel striking. Sparsely engraved backplate signed ‘Henry Jones in ye Temple’. London, c.1675.

Jones became Master of the Clockmakers’ Company in 1691 and died in 1695.

Clockmakers' Museum No. 561

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Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3446
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, oak (wood), steel (metal) and walnut (wood)
type:
verge movement
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers

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