A Late 19th Century Gilt Mirror with a Bird Motif
This elegant mirror is circa 1880 and likely French. The mirror bears a sculpted crest with two birds’ heads centered in a decorative floral motif with a cornucopia. The body of the gilded frame has a unique carving of beads in a line that encircle the glass. The glass is original and shows its age
A Swedish Gustavian Period Mirror with Divided Glass, circa 1790
This elegant mirror from the Gustavian period has the old divided glass and gilt ornamentation of flowers in a trumpet vase on a white ground topped with a gilt bow. The bottom panel shows a row of carved pineapples. The center medallion on a blue background is a carved image of a mother and child.
A Swedish Gustavian Period Stockholm Mirror, circa 1780
This elegant mirror was made in Stockholm around 1780 and bears the official stamp of the Stockholm Mirror Guild as well as the personal stamp of the maker and certified gilder, Lago Lunden (1744-1819). The mirror has a lovely gilded bow and the central medallion probably depicts Apollo and his lyre. The original glass has