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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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Liqueur bottle cooler (Seau à liqueur) (one of two) (part of a service)
Bottle cooler (Seau à bouteille) (part of a service)
Wine-bottle cooler (Seau à bouteille) (part of a service)
Liqueur bottle cooler (Seau à liqueur) (part of a service)
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 529
Marking: Crossed Ls enclosing S, script N below in blue (factory mark, year letter, and decorator's mark)
Louis René Edouard, Prince de Rohan
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