Jonathan Lowndes. At the Dial in Pall Mall, London. From the Wetherfield Collection of Clocks. Acquired by Arthur S. Vernay, Inc. The movement features an internal rack & snail striking train.

About Jonathan at the Dial in Pall Mall, London Lowndes

Jonathan Lowndes is a celebrated clockmaker. He is listed as a clockmaker in Brian Loomes, Clockmakers and Watchmakers of the World and in Britten’s Old Clocks and Watches and their Makers. In 1680, Jonathan Lowndes is listed in the Clockmakers Company and served as a steward in 1696. He remained a member until 1710. Longcase, bracket and lantern clocks are known. He also made watches. Several other examples of his clocks are known. A bracket clock about made about 1685 was also included in the Wetherfield Collection. The Long Island Historical Society also had a bracket clock made by him in their collection.

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