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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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Pair of bowls with covers (part of a toilet service)
Sugar bowl (or slop bowl from a tea set)
Jug with cover (one of a pair)
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 510
Marking:  b in pointed shield;
 Leopard's head crowned in pointed shield;
 Lion passant in rectangle;
 IS pellet below in shaped shield
Location of marks:
On underside of bowl (there are no marks on the cover)
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