A GEORGE III WALNUT BRACKET CLOCK BY DANIEL AND THOMAS GRIGNION, LONDON A mid 18th century walnut bracket clock, the richly veneered walnut case with a gilt handle surmounting an inverted bell top, the twin glazed panels to the sides with circular pierced and engraved brass sound frets, the front and rear with conforming spandrel quarter sound frets, the inset rear door with moulded edges on a conforming base, the 6 ½ - inch break-arch dial with beautifully pierced and shaped hands with a subsidiary regulation to the arch and strike/silent plate and lever to the left, the matted centre with a mock pendulum aperture and signed ‘Dan. & Thos. Grignion, London’ on a shaped plate above a calendar square, the twin-fusee movement with verge escapement striking the hours with a pull quarter repeat on six bells, the back plate beautifully engraved with scroll foliage and rinceaux and signed ‘Dan. & Thos. Grignion from the late Mr. Quare’. Note: A very similar clock by Daniel Quare formerly in the collection of Melvyn H. Rollanson was sold at Christie’s London in 1983. English, circa 1760 Height: 19 in; 48 cm Width: 10 ¼ in; 26 cm Depth: 6 ½ in; 16.5 cm Provenance: Private Collection, Oxfordshire. Literature: ‘Christie’s Yearbook’, 1983, p. 284.