Scottish George IV longcase clock made by Alexander Bryson in Edinburgh in the early 19th century. Four pillar rack and bell strike movement. 13″ circular painted dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds and calendar dials, signed Bryson – Edinburgh to centre. Break arch top, and base with shaped crest above caddy – moulded angles flanking circular convex glazed bezel to hood. Trunk with shallow arch caddy moulded door flanked by reeded quarter columns over angles over short panel, on panel moulded plinth base with bracket feet.
Alexander Bryson was clockmaker to the queen of Scotland and supplier of regulators to Edinburgh observatory.