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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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Vase (Pot à fleurs)
Ewer and basin (Pot à la Romaine uni et jatte ovale)
Mustard pot and stand (Moutardier ordinaire)
Set of three vases (Vases Duplessis)
Vase (Vase le boitteux)
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 545
Marking:  Crossed L's enclosing A (in blue, on underside; Vincennes factory mark and year letter for 1753/4)
 see image (in blue, on underside; mark of Thévenet père)
 b (incised under glaze on bottom; unidentified)
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