Domestic Regulator Grandfather Clock by Robert Bryson of Edinburgh
An excellent Antique Domestic Regulator Grandfather Clock by this very fine Scottish maker.
The 8 day duration movement striking the hours on a bell with Deadbeat Escapement and Harrison Maintaining Power. The round silvered brass dial showing both seconds and date. Also with matching blued steel hands and signed by the maker to the base of the dial. The large pendulum bob with a large regulation nut and wooden rod. The panelled mahogany case of drumhead design with excellent flame veneers to both the trunk and base. The hood with glazed concave brass bezel and a plain top.
Note: Robert Bryson was an eminent clockmaker who was born in 1778 and died in 1852. He was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and made a Sidereal Regulator for the Edinburgh Observatory.
Price: £8,950 / Height: 6'7" / C.1830