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Abraham and David Roentgen were renowned German cabinetmakers whose workshop was famed throughout Europe for its exquisite marquetry work and complex mechanical devices. Lavishly embellished and expertly crafted, the Apollo clock is one of the best-known pieces of Roentgen furniture.
This clock, from Roentgen-Museum, Neuwied, is featured in the exhibition Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens (on view October 30, 2012–January 27, 2013).
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Dinner fork (one of twelve)
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Marking:  castle of Edinburgh;
 D, date letter;
 K M, maker's mark for Kenneth McKenzie;
 AU, mark of assay master Archibald Ure
Location of marks:
Robert Napier (until 1960; sale, Christie's, February 17, 1960, no. 129)
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