Year-going longcase clock by Daniel Quare, London, c.1705
Oak case in the style of Daniel Marot, veneered in walnut. The brass dial has date aperture, silver spandrels and applied chapter-ring signed: ‘Dan Quare London’. An additional signature ‘Daniel Quare, London’ is found underneath the chapter-ring. The movement, of year duration, has a going train of six wheels, anchor escapement and seconds pendulum.
Commissioned by Thomas, 1st Earl Coningsby (1656 – 1729) for a visit from King William III to his home. Later owned by Sir Richard Arkwright (1732 – 92).
Daniel Quare (c.1648 – 1724) became a freeman of the Clockmakers’ Company in 1671 and Master in 1708.
Clockmakers' Museum No. 1264
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- longcase clock
- Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
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