A rare wall clock with quarter hour self strike Case: circular gilt brass case, open worked Repoussé foliage decor on a red ground. Dial: signed "Daniel Quare, London", gilt brass chapter ring with inlaid radial Roman hours, the centre with similar Repoussé decor, finely cut and blued hands, front pendulum. Movm.: solid iron frame, brass and iron wheels, weight driven over 3 spools, 2 hammers/2 bells, verge escapement.
This southern German plate clock is a typical example of an attempt to increase the value of the object by using the signature of a famous English clockmaker.
Estimate 3,500 - 4,500 €
Price Realised 2,000 €
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