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Bureau, Abraham Roentgen, ca. 1758 - ca. 1760 - Furniture and interiors - Works of art - Explore the collection - Rijksmuseum

Bureau, Abraham Roentgen, ca. 1760 - Furniture and interiors - Works of art - Explore the collection - Rijksmuseum

Abraham & David Roentgen Museum Germany

Abraham & David Roentgen Museum Germany

theladyintweed:  This stunning desk, now in the Rijksmuseum, was made by Abraham Roentgen from c1758-60.  It was commissioned by Johann Philipp von Walderdorff, the Archibishop and Elector of Trier. His portrait is featured on the very top of the desk (visible in one of the details).  Click on the details, the marquetry is simply outstanding.

theladyintweed: “ This stunning desk, now in the Rijksmuseum, was made by Abraham Roentgen from It was commissioned by Johann Philipp von Walderdorff, the Archibishop and Elector of Trier.

A Spanish gilt-metal-mounted walnut Vargueno<br>17th century | lot | Sotheby's

A Bologna Faience wine cooler and five dishes, Giuseppe Finck manufacture last quarter of the century

1785 German Medals cabinet at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh - From the curators' comments: "In the tradition of German furniture, Roentgen's work was expertly crafted and well fitted with mechanical devices and secret compartments. Although his work lacks the refined subtleties that the best of his French contemporaries achieved, the boldness of his forms and the inventiveness of his interiors are as impressive today as they were in the eighteenth century."

Just liked this about German Furniture: 1785 German Medals cabinet at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh - From the curators’ comments: “In the tradition of German furniture, Roentgen’s work was.

A highly important ormolu and brass mounted mahognay "bureau à gradin"  David Roentgen (1743-1807) Neuwied, circa 1786 Probably for Catherine the Great

A highly important ormolu and brass mounted mahogany "bureau à gradin" David Roentgen Neuwied, circa 1786 Probably for Catherine the Great

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