Skip to comments.Roentgens' Berlin Secretary Cabinet
Posted on 03/02/2014 6:52:38 AM PST by navysealdad
One of the finest achievements of European furniture making, this cabinet is the most important product from Abraham (1711--1793) and David Roentgen's (1743--1807) workshop. A writing cabinet crowned with a chiming clock, it features finely designed marquetry panels and elaborate mechanisms that allow for doors and drawers to be opened automatically at the touch of a button. Beautifully inlaid, stunning
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Don't watch this before y' finish yer current project. Humiliation.
Beautiful German craftsmanship. Something though that is only useful in looking at and admiring. The German tendency to overdo. It would take a maintenance department full time to keep it functioning in the real world