A fine Federal mahogany shelf clock, Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1810.
This attractive"Massachusetts" shelf clock has a bell and fret crest above a distinctive lunette inlaid cornice. This lunette inlay is a pattern that is closely associated with the work of noted Boston cabinetmakers, John & Thomas Seymour. The painted kidney dial has a fine urn and garland decoration. The base has a highly figured mahogany panel with a rosewood crossbanded border above a shaped apron and flared French feet.
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