Stock No. C1065
An ebony veneered bracket timepiece by
Jonathan Lowndes, London c1695
- The clock has a dome-top case with decorative brass carrying handle and pad feet.
- Clock case height 16 inches, including handle.
- The timepiece has pull quarter repeat on two bells, signed on the dial plate J Lowndes London.
- The dial has a pendulum aperture, date aperture and cherubs head spandrels.
- The silent pull mechanism strikes the hours on one bell and the quarter hours on
a second bell.
- The 5-pillar movement (centre pillar latched) has a single
fusee with (replaced) verge escapement.
- The decoratively engraved backplate is signed in a cartouche Jonat Lowndes London.
Jonathan Lowndes was born circa 1657 and married Grace Allen in September 1679. He became a free brother of the Clockmakers Company in July 1680 and worked in Pall Mall, London until about 1702.