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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).
David Roentgen: Long-Case Clock
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Communion Cup and Paten
Communion cup (one of two)
Communion cup (one of a pair)
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Marking:  lion passant;
 leopard's head crowned;
 d, London date letter for 1641-42;
 H B conjoined, mullet below, in shaped shield
Location of marks:
- on body near lip;
 on inside face of foot.
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