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.


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