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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
The Roentgens' Berlin Secretary Cabinet
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Ice bucket (Wine-bottle cooler)
Pair of tapersticks
Wine bottle holder
Child's porridge bowl
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Inscription: Motto: POST NUBILIA PHOEBUSMarking:  Lion passant;
 n, Sheffield date letter for 1834-35;
 King's head;
 HW&Co. in quatrefoil (maker's mark for Henry Wilkinson and Company)
Location of marks:
Odgen Livingston Mills (until 1937; bequeathed to MMA)
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