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A FEDERAL MAHOGANY OR DWARF TALL-CASE CLOCK
MASSACHUSETTS, 1790-1810

The tombstone arched hood surmounted by a carved fret flanked by painted ball finials above a kidney shaped cupboard door opening to a kidney shaped dial painted with a white circular dial with a Roman chapte ring above a blue pained ground decorated with a swaged floral garlan above a waisted case with a hinged door over a box base with straight bracket feet with shaped returns--54½in. high, 11½in. wide, 6¼in. deep

Lot Essay

A shelf clock with a similar floral swag by Nataniel Munroe (1777-1861), Concord, Massachusetts is illustrated in Sack, Vol. I., no. 42, and Distin and Bishop The American Clock, no. 204.

A shelf clock signed Nathinel Munroe see lot 124 in this sale.
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