Boston Kidney Dial Mass Shelf Clock C. 1810 Demi-Lune Inlay

Boston Mass Shelf Clock

Circa 1810 Massachusetts Shelf Clock made in Boston having “Demi-Lune” inlay from the Seymour School of Cabinetmakers.

A fine antique Federal mahogany shelf clock, Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1810.

This attractive antique “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 cross-banded border above a shaped apron and flared French feet. The brass movement of this Mass. shelf clock is of eight day duration and is in fine running condition.
Dimensions
Height including finial: 42″; Width: 12 7/8″; Depth: 5 3/4″

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