RARE FEDERAL SHELF CLOCK WITH QUARTER COLUMNS WORKS BY DAVID WOOD "The Hornet and The Peacock" Naval Battle is Painted on the Face Newburyport, Massachusetts Circa 1815 Primary Wood: Mahogany, Flame Birch Secondary Woods: Pine, Chestnut Height: 34 5 /8 inches Width: 10 7 /8 inches Depth: 5 3 /4 inches Provenance: Collection of John W. Gibson, New York. Reference: A clock with the identical painted face is in the collection of The Winterthur Museum. That same clock has a similar, though not as elaborately decorated, case. Please see American Furniture: The Federal Period, by Charles F. Montgomery, entry number 171 21