Rare American Federal Period Verre Eglomisé Collectors Cabinet


the verre eglomise glass top with four Eagles to the spandrels over a triangular pedimented frieze drawer with lions mask handles above a pair of verre eglomise fronted doors with neoclassical figures depicting Charity and Urania and opening to reveal a bank of coral red drawers

Height 36 cm (14.25 inches)
Width 38 cm (15 inches)
Depth 24 cm (9.5 inches)
American, Circa 1790

An American bureau cabinet in the Metropolitan Museum, dating from circa 1800 and here illustrated, has similar, also seemingly randomly chosen, allegorical figures in verre eglomisé, including Faith, Moses, Temperance and Justice