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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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Tankard with cover
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Marking:  Lion passant;
 Leopard's head crowned;
 d, London date letter for 1681-82;
 P M, pellet between, star above, fleur-de-lis below, in reserve
Location of marks:
All to right of handle;
 on handle.
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