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Shelf Clock
Newburyport Massachusetts c.1810


Mahogany, satinwood, ebony, eastern white pine, custom painted face, period accurate weight driven movement, restoration glass.


Features: Alternating rays of satinwood and mahogany veneered hood, with checkered edging. Three chimneys with rope inlaid edges, supporting brass finials. Crossbanded hood door with checkered inlay, following shape of door and complex banding at vertical edges. Diamond shaped side lites. Side carrying handles. Curly maple, reeded quarter columns with brass fittings, flanking door. Figured veneered door panel outlined with checkered inlay surrounded by crossbanded border, enclosed by complex banding. Eagle paterae at center of door. French feet with scrolled base below lunette inlay. Bracket with checkered inlay enclosing figured veneered panels. Molded drop pendant.

35 3/4 inches high, 11 3/4 inches wide, 5 3/4 inches deep ( less bracket)


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