Pair of malachite and gilt bronze pedestal display cabinets
French, 20th Century
Height 117cm, width 42.5cm, depth 42.5cm
This elegant pair of pedestal display cabinets is wrought from gilt bronze mounted malachite in the Neoclassical style. Each pedestal features a glazed display cabinet interior, its four sides set with panes of glass mounted with foliate and classicising gilt bronze motifs. Each pedestal features a flat top above an entablature set with a continuous foliate frieze, and each is raised on four gilt bronze paw feet. The pedestals open to reveal two glass shelves.