A FEDERAL INLAID MAHOGANY SHELF CLOCK
DIAL SIGNED BY NATHANIEL MUNROE, CONCORD, MASSACHUSETTS, 1800-1810
The pierced fret centering a line-inlaid plinth above downswept and molded cornice over a chamfered hood and glazed kidney-shaped door opening to reveal a white-painted dial with gold-incircled Roman chapter ring, the dial signed, "Nath' Munroe, Concord" and encircled in gold, above a mid-molding over a line-inlaid base above a shaped double arched skirt, on French bracket feet--36¾in. high, 13½in. wide, 6¼in. deep
For a related shelf clock by Nataniel Munroe, see Battison and Kane The American Clock 1725-1865 (Connecticut, 1973), fig. 38, p. 173.