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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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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 544
Inscription: ANTADER, TROIA, IDA, ANCHISES, ENEAS.
I. and S. Goldschmidt ; Hollingworth Magniac (until 1892; Hollingworth Magniac collection sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, July 2-4, no. 528, ill. op. p. 142); Jules Porgès
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