Antiques world offer beautiful antique mirrors for sale including Antique Cheval Mirrors from periods such as Georgian, Victorian, Regency and Edwardian occasionally gilt, painted or in wonderful timbers.
Here at Driscolls Antiques we have beautiful antique mirrors for sale from periods such as Georgian, Victorian, Regency and Edwardian often gilt, painted or in wonderful timbers. They can be decorative pieces dotted around your home from floor standing Mahogany antique cheval mirrors to smaller oak or walnut Dressing and toilet mirrors to sit on your dressing table with small jewellery drawers. The Wall hanging Convex mirror is round often with pier glass designed to sit between two windows or above an over mantle to reflect the light into your room.
Below are a few examples of previously sold Mirrors but if any particular style looks of interest please let us know as we do get many similar designs in stock and we can try to locate something similar.
Victorian Gilt Antique Cherub Over-Mantle Mirror. Dating from around 1850 in the Victorian period this beautiful over-mantle mirror has a gilt finish and stunning carved detailing. It is topped by a delightful cherub sat amongst finely carved fern leaves, this foliage is replicated on the corners at the base of the mirror. The edges have a wonderful carved design, the top corners are especially ornate, framing the mirror perfectly. The mirror itself is shaped with a bevelled edge. This antique mirror would be the perfect finishing touch above a grand fireplace, large console table or credenza.
William IV Rosewood & Oak Antique Mirror. This truly stunning antique mirror dates from around 1835, in the period of William IV, and is constructed from a lovely mix of rosewood and oak. It has an inverted break fronted moulded cornice above a striking rosewood central panel with inlaid decoration. The mirror is in excellent condition and framed by elegant half rounded columns. This delightful antique mirror is the perfect finishing touch for a hallway or landing and is quite unusual being a mix of rosewood and oak which effortlessly compliment each other.
Antique Regency Decorative Gilt Overmantle Mirror. This highly desirable Regency overmantle mirror dates from around 1830 and is beautifully decorated with a gilt finish. The inverted break fronted moulded cornice sits above decorative reeded columns finished with acanthus leaves and topped with a lovely rose motif. The mirror is framed by ebonised reeded edges which contrast beautifully with the gilt finish of the outer frame. The mirror itself is original and shows some small signs of slight ‘foxing’ however this is minimal and not unexpected in a period mirror of this age. The gilt finish is very impressive and allows this antique mirror to create a fabulous impression in a period room.
Fine Regency Mahogany Tilting Antique Cheval Mirror
Dating from around 1830 this fine Regency tilting antique cheval mirror is made from mahogany. It has two beautifully turned upright supports with decorative brass tilting mechanisms. It stands on out-swept moulded legs, having typical Regency styling, which are finished with brass castors. Delightfully it still retains the original mirror which unsurprisingly displays genuine ‘foxing’ through age and adds to the overall beauty and authenticity of the piece.
Large Antique Victorian Overmantle Mirror
Dating from the Victorian period this antique overmantle mirror has relatively large proportions. It has an unusual curved cornice with circular motifs above a decorative Roman scene. The mirror is flanked by column sides topped with Corinthian style capitals.
Large Decorative Victorian Antique Overmantle Mirror
Dating from around 1870 this antique Victorian overmantle mirror has wonderful large proportions. It has an arched shaped frame which is delightfully decorated with three varieties of moulding while the base is flanked by scrolled carved corner brackets. It beautifully frames the original heavy mirror and has a gilt finish.
Large Victorian Oak Antique Shop Mirror
Dating from the late Victorian period, circa 1900, this very large antique mirror has an oak surround. Originating from the old Co-op store in Todmorden this simple and stylish mirror was used in the clothing department to provide customers with the ideal reflection of themselves when trying on potential purchases. The simple moulded oak cornice and surround have a certain retro look and would fit perfectly in a modern home (or store) today. The base of the frame has two fielded panels which balance the look of the mirror well.
Pair of Antique Edwardian Decorative Mirrors
Dating from around 1900 this antique pair of mirrors are a lovely example of their type from the Edwardian period. They each have carved guilt edges with a beautiful decorative surround and central rectangular mirror.