Thomas Mudge & William Dutton, London
An important George III mahogany regulator of small proportions. Circa 1775
Highly figured flame mahogany with moulded bolection door frame to the hood with stop fluted, reeded and canted corners. Long trunk door, raised panel to the rectangular base on a single plinth with ogee feet.
10 inch square one piece silvered dial with regulator layout and an aperture for the hours signed Thomas Mudge & William Dutton, London. Fine blued steel hands.
Tall rectangular shouldered plates to the eight day movement with six baluster pillars. Dead-beat escapement, stopwork and bolt and shutter maintaining power. Flat iron rod pendulum with large pendulum bob and calibrated rating nut.
Height. 5ft 11 inches (180 cm)