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Enquiry from Online Galleries regarding "An early Queen Anne period marquetry Longcase Clock by Daniel Quare"
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Look at what I found on the Online Galleries website!
The blued steel hour hand is bevelled and possibly later however it is old, the minute and second hands are later replaced but these are old.
7 ½ minute indicators on the chapter ring denoting half quarters. The finely cast and finished spandrels in original lacquered brass finish, the chevron engraving to the perimeter of the face is original and very nice quality.
4 finely ringed pillars
original wheel work with brass domed collets (escape wheel without collet and possibly later).
The Seat board is replaced with period oak and exceptionally well done. The original Pendulum which sits correctly in original glass aperture.
The brass cased weights with rounded base are original.
Horizontal cracking through sub plinth base panel, consistent with age and construction.
Horizontal and vertical cracking through the trunk door, consistent with age and construction
Finials and column bases and capitols end are regilded.
Rare to retain the sub plinth base and marquetry caddy top
|Height||254.00 cm||(100.00 inches)|