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Roentgen, Abraham

(German, 1711–1793)

Works of Art (4)

Harlequin table, ca. 1760–65, Abraham Roentgen (German, 1711–1793), Oak, pine, walnut, rosewood, and mahogany, veneered with rosewood, tulipwood (stained), pearwood (stained); ivory, mother-of-pearl; gilt bronze, brass, and iron (L.2013.15.2)
Portraits of an Elderly Woman and an Elderly Man, 1775–80, Roentgen Manufactory, Partially stained marquetry in maple, hornbeam, beech, boxwood, and other woods, frame in mahogany, picture backing in cherry; gilt bronze, brass, and iron (L.2013.15.3a–b)
Sofa, ca. 1762–64, Abraham Roentgen (German, 1711–1793), Walnut, beech, oak, veneered with walnut and birch (partially stained and painted with colored washes); green silk (replacement) (L.2007.20)
Tea chest, ca. 1750–55, Abraham Roentgen (German, 1711–1793), Oak, cedar, veneered with rosewood; brass, iron, and steel (1999.147)

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