Matthew & Thomas Dutton, London No. 262
Fine George III mahogany 'Phase 2' drop dial wall timepiece. Circa 1797
Drop dial mahogany case with substantial concave moulded brass hinged bezel, shaped ears to the sides of the central trunk with raised panel mouldings and a solid moulded door to the base.
14 inch silvered one piece dial with Roman and Arabic numerals signed Matthew & Thomas Dutton, London. Blued steel heart shaped hands.
The substantial timepiece movement with thick plates and four large baluster pillars. Half deadbeat escapement and original steel rod pendulum having heavy brass faced bob and calibrated rating nut.