All Videos Tagged made (crafthaus) - crafthaus 2021-07-31T04:41:37Z https://crafthaus.ning.com/video/video/listTagged?tag=made&rss=yes&xn_auth=no The Roentgens' Berlin Secretary Cabinet tag:crafthaus.ning.com,2014-09-18:2104389:Video:493681 2014-09-18T20:56:27.859Z Brigitte Martin https://crafthaus.ning.com/profile/brigittemartin <a href="https://crafthaus.ning.com/video/the-roentgens-berlin-secretary-cabinet"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/328450311?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Discover the hidden features and intricate interior of this cabinet. 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… <a href="https://crafthaus.ning.com/video/the-roentgens-berlin-secretary-cabinet"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/328450311?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Discover the hidden features and intricate interior of this cabinet. 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. Owned by King Frederick William II, the Berlin cabinet is uniquely remarkable for its ornate decoration, mechanical complexity, and sheer size.<br /> <br /> This cabinet is from Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, and is on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in the exhibition Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens:<a href="http://www.metmuseum.org/en/exhibitio">http://www.metmuseum.org/en/exhibitio</a>...<br /> <br /> Footage courtesy of VideoART GmbH and Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. MEMENTO VITAE--Celebrating Life tag:crafthaus.ning.com,2013-01-26:2104389:Video:391625 2013-01-26T19:25:28.398Z Victoria Woollen-Danner https://crafthaus.ning.com/profile/VictoriaWoollenDanner <a href="https://crafthaus.ning.com/video/memento-vitae-celebrating-life"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/328442689?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />The "Memento Vitae" is VWD Jewelry's (<a href="http://www.vwdjewelry.com">www.vwdjewelry.com</a>) answer to our human need to keep who or what we love close to us. Each "Memento Vitae" has a decora... <a href="https://crafthaus.ning.com/video/memento-vitae-celebrating-life"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/328442689?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />The "Memento Vitae" is VWD Jewelry's (<a href="http://www.vwdjewelry.com">www.vwdjewelry.com</a>) answer to our human need to keep who or what we love close to us. Each "Memento Vitae" has a decora...