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Matthew Dutton, London

Fine mahogany drop dial wall timepiece. Circa 1836

Case

Drop dial mahogany case with convex 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.

Dial

12 inch silvered one piece dial with Roman and Arabic numerals signed Dutton, Fleet Street 1836. Blued steel shaped hands.

Movement

The substantial timepiece movement has a half deadbeat escapement and heavy pendulum.

Height ins (cm)

The first of the new generation of clocks following the look, style and quality of the earlier, 18th century pieces. It is the only recorded example of its type to date.

£18,000