French 19th Century Oval Gold Gilt Mirror
Fanciful and fun, this 19th century French oval gold gilt mirror boasts intricate, carved details from top to bottom. A carved garland of flowering vines crowns the brilliant mirror, with cartouches of flowing acanthus leaves at the top, bottom, and sides. The original mercury glass is beveled, containing wonderful sparkles, and is surrounded by the lusterous gold gilt frame which is embellished with beaded pearl and stylized lamb's tongue motif carvings. The gold gilt is in excellent antique condition with a brilliant metallic luster.