A good late 18th century polished fruitwood triple pad top table clock with deadbeat escapement and rise-and-fall regulation
Dutton & Sons, London, No 206
The case with three applied moulded pads centred by a handle over an elaborate moulded cornice and fish-scale side frets to a moulded plinth base and block feet, the 6.75 inch break arched dial with regulation subsidiary dial above the engraved Roman and Arabic chapter ring with narrow mock pendulum aperture and chamfered date, the twin wire fusee movement with substantial plates united by five knopped pillars, with deadbeat escapement and rack strike on the bell, the plain backplate signed and numbered and set with a double-cocked hinged pendulum holdfast block 43cms (17ins) high.
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