Longcase clock

Maker: Clockmaker: Hermann Achenbach
Maker: Clockmaker: Achim Schmidt
Maker: Case by David Roentgen (German, Herrnhaag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Maker: Marquetry panel by Reusch
Artist: Marquetry panel after a design by Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)
Date: ca. 1774–75
Culture: German, Neuwied am Rhein
Medium: Oak veneered with maple, burl woods, holly, hornbeam (all partially stained), and other woods; mother-of-pearl; gilt bronze and brass
Dimensions: H. 10' 2-1/2" x W. 2' 3" x. D. 1' 4" (122-1/2 x 27 x 16 in.; 311.2 x 68.6 x 40.6 cm)
Classification: Horology
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Edgar Worch, in memory of her husband, 1975
Accession Number: 1975.101

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