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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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Bottle cooler (Seau à bouteille)
Bottle cooler (Seaux à demi-bouteille) (one of a pair)
Vase with cover
Vase (one of a pair)
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Marking: t / S • C / T (incised under glaze, on underside)
[ James A. Lewis and Son, Inc. , New York, before 1954; sold to Wilson ]
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