French 19th Century Empire Gold Gilt Mirror
A terrific gold gilt Empire mirror from 1850s, France. Adorned with floral and foliate decoration: rosettes, acanthus leaves, and palms can be found in the frame's embellishments. The glass is the original mirrored mercury glass and does exhibit signs of foxing and wondrous patina. The frame is also shows marvelous patina with brilliant gold and warm French red.