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Antique Pair of Bronze Wall Sconce Candelabras w. Mirrors, Angels & Medusa Masks
Located in Lisse, NL
Beautiful and practical size pair of Renaissance Revival candle sconces. This antique pair of bronze sconces will look great above a side table, your bedside cabinets or in a hallwa...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Renaissance Revival Candle Sconces

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Bronze, Copper

Pair of 19th Century Directoire Mirrors
Located in Troy, MI
Pair of Directoire style wood framed mirrors with antique white painted finish feature beveled edges and elaborate crests topped with a carved bust. Sold and priced as a pair, circa ...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Directoire Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Wood

  • Pair of 19th Century Directoire Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Directoire Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Directoire Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Directoire Mirrors
H 52 in. W 25.75 in. D 2 in.
Pair of 19th Century Italian Mirrors
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of 19th century Italian mirrors, beautiful detail.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Wall Mirrors

Materials

Mirror, Wood

  • Pair of 19th Century Italian Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Italian Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Italian Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Italian Mirrors
H 68.5 in. W 42.25 in. D 2.5 in.
Pair of Italian 19th Century Giltwood Mirrors
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A spectacular pair of Italian 19th century giltwood mirrors. The rectangular moulded framed mirrors with curved top and pierced central reserve adorned by two charming cherubs displa...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Giltwood

Pair of French 19th Century Trumeau Mirrors
Located in Buchanan, NY
Pair of French 19th century trumeau mirror with ebonized carved wooden frame. There are blue tone paintings of French country life. The mirrors are beveled.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Trumeau Mirrors

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Mirror, Paint, Wood

Outstanding Pair of Large 19th Century Mirrors
Located in Gloucestershire, GB
Fantastic pair of impressively large late 19th century French mirrors. The frames feature geometric moulding and rosette roundels in the neoclassical style, and retain their origi...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Neoclassical Wall Mirrors

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Mirror

  • Outstanding Pair of Large 19th Century Mirrors
  • Outstanding Pair of Large 19th Century Mirrors
  • Outstanding Pair of Large 19th Century Mirrors
  • Outstanding Pair of Large 19th Century Mirrors
H 91.74 in. W 65.75 in. D 1.97 in.
Pair of the 19th Century Giltwood Mirrors
Located in Dallas, TX
Gorgeous pair of the 19th century carved giltwood mirrors. Elaborate carvings of an urn with overflowing flowers. These mirrors are truly exceptional!
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Antique 19th Century Italian Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Giltwood

Pair of Italian 19th Century Giltwood Mirrors
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A spectacular and monumental pair of Italian 19th century giltwood mirrors with the original mirror plates. Each stunning finely carved giltwood mirror has a rounded corner frame wit...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Giltwood

Pair of 19th Century Window Frame Mirrors
Located in Stamford, CT
Mirror made from a reclaimed window frame, carved with S-scroll foliage, circa 19th century. Please note of oxidation to the mirror plate.    
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Antique 19th Century Victorian Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Wood

  • Pair of 19th Century Window Frame Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Window Frame Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Window Frame Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Window Frame Mirrors
H 39.25 in. W 33 in. D 6.50 in.
Pair of Italian 19th Century Etched Mirrors
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A charming and most decorative true pair of Italian 19th century etched mirror and faux painted blue tortoiseshell polychrome mirrors. The beautiful original frames display a wonderf...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Wall Mirrors

Materials

Mirror, Wood

  • Pair of Italian 19th Century Etched Mirrors
  • Pair of Italian 19th Century Etched Mirrors
  • Pair of Italian 19th Century Etched Mirrors
  • Pair of Italian 19th Century Etched Mirrors
H 24.75 in. W 24.75 in. D 1 in.
Pair of 19th-Century Antique Oval Mirrors
Located in New York, NY
Pair of gorgeous 19th-Century antique oval mirrors with unbelievably beautiful patination to the original mirror. Faded gilt on the edge carving detail, and a wonderful shade of deep...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Wall Mirrors

Materials

Mirror

  • Pair of 19th-Century Antique Oval Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th-Century Antique Oval Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th-Century Antique Oval Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th-Century Antique Oval Mirrors
H 19.25 in. W 15.25 in. D 1 in.
Pair of 19th Century Spanish Rectangular Mirrors
Located in Madrid, ES
This matched pair of 19th century Spanish mirrors have carved giltwood frames with a simple flower and ribbon border design. The mirrors have hangers in two places on the back, and c...
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Antique 19th Century Spanish Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Giltwood

  • Pair of 19th Century Spanish Rectangular Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Spanish Rectangular Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Spanish Rectangular Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Spanish Rectangular Mirrors
H 24.41 in. W 40.95 in. D 4.73 in.
19th Century Pair of Gilt French Mirrors
Located in London, GB
A charming pair of beautifully hand carved gilt mirrors. The frames are ornately carved with scrolling foliage and stylized shell motifs.
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Antique 19th Century French Wall Mirrors

Materials

Mirror

Pair of Late 19th Century Rococo Mirrors
Located in Hudson, NY
This finely carved and gilded pair of mirrors made in Italy in the very late 19th or early part of the 20th century represents the finest ideals in Rococo design. All produced in de...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Rococo Wall Mirrors

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Mirror

  • Pair of Late 19th Century Rococo Mirrors
  • Pair of Late 19th Century Rococo Mirrors
  • Pair of Late 19th Century Rococo Mirrors
  • Pair of Late 19th Century Rococo Mirrors
H 35 in. W 18 in. D 4.75 in.
Pair of 19th Century Italian Giltwood Mirrors
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of 19th century monumental carved gold leaf mirrors with carved swirling acanthus leaves around the corners and throughout. Antique split mirror inserts. Wonderful distressed fi...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Renaissance Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Wood

Pair Italian Beige Painted Mirrors, 19th Century
Located in Cypress, CA
Fabulous and monumental pair of 19th century Italian neoclassical style parcel gilt and beige hand painted mirrors. The monumental pair of mirrors are beige paint decorated on a ...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Wall Mirrors

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Wood, Mirror

Pair of Large Italian 19th Century, Mirrors
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of large carved hand-carved wooden framed mirrors with gilt finish. Each mirror is crowned with an urn that is overflowing with flowers (the continents of each urn unique and th...
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Antique 19th Century American Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Wood

Pair of 19th Century Gilt Rococo Mirrors
Located in Brea, CA
Late 19th century wood carved Rococo style mirrors. Mirrors are fully reflective. Ready to hang.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Rococo Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Wood

Pair of Italian 19th Century Lombardi Giltwood Mirrors
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A magnificent pair of Italian 19th century Lombardi giltwood mirrors. Each beveled mirror is within a twisted foliate and beaded giltwood frame. At each side are scrolled capitols wi...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Giltwood

Pair Neoclassical Style Painted Mirrors, 19th Century
Located in Cypress, CA
Imposing pair of 19th Century Italian neoclassical style parcel gilt green decorated mirrors. Molded top over two carved giltwood swagged floral garlands with ribbons, above a recta...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Pier Mirrors and Console Mirrors

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Mirror, Wood

Superb 19th Century Pair of Italian Florentine Mirrors
Located in Dallas, TX
Marvelous pair of 19th century Italian Florentine gold gilded frame mirrors. Having exceptionally caved frames in acanthus leaf motif, and exhibiting a beautiful lustrous finish.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Giltwood

Pair of Italian 19th Century Mirrors
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Elegantly carved, this bellisima pair of mirrors will do the job! ‘May be sold separately’.
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Wall Mirrors

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Glass, Wood

  • Pair of Italian 19th Century Mirrors
  • Pair of Italian 19th Century Mirrors
  • Pair of Italian 19th Century Mirrors
  • Pair of Italian 19th Century Mirrors
H 28.5 in. W 16.5 in. D 1 in.
Pair of Italian 19th Century Venetian Giltwood Mirrors
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A sensational and true pair of Italian 19th century giltwood Venetian mirrors. Each beveled mirror displays the original mirror plate and follows the contour of the finely carved gil...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Giltwood

Pair of 19th Century Venetian Etched Mirror Sconces
Located in Dallas, TX
Beautiful pair of 19th century Venetian etched mirror sconces. Decorative flowers and etched images of fine ladies, possibly a mother and a daughter make this extra special!
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Antique 19th Century Italian Wall Mirrors

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Mirror

Pair of 19th Century Giltwood Mirrors
Located in Rochester, NY
Pair of American antique giltwood mirrors.
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Antique 19th Century American Wall Mirrors

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Gesso, Wood, Giltwood

  • Pair of 19th Century Giltwood Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Giltwood Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Giltwood Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Giltwood Mirrors
H 39.75 in. W 35.75 in. D 4 in.
Pair of 19th Century Giltwood Mirrors
Located in Rochester, NY
Pair of American antique giltwood mirrors.
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Antique 19th Century American Wall Mirrors

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Gesso, Wood, Giltwood

  • Pair of 19th Century Giltwood Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Giltwood Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Giltwood Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Giltwood Mirrors
H 39.75 in. W 35.75 in. D 4 in.
19th Century Almost Pair of Mirrors
Located in Schellebelle, BE
Almost identical pair of Italian gilded wood mirrors.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Baroque Revival Wall Mirrors

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Giltwood, Wood

Pair 19th Century Large Italian Gilt Wood Mirror Sconces
Located in Troy, MI
This pair of circa 1880s decorative Italian wall sconces feature mirrors in elaborate gilded wood and gesso frames with sculpted bird crests. Nearly four feet tall, the detail and sc...
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Antique 19th Century Italian More Mirrors

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Mirror, Wood

Pair of Late 19th Century English Silver Mirrors
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of late 19th century English silver on copper standing or hanging mirrors.
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Antique Late 19th Century British Table Mirrors

Materials

Copper, Silver

Pair of Early 19th Century Italian Giltwood Mirrors
Located in Charleston, SC
Pair of early 19th century Italian giltwood mirrors.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Wall Mirrors

Materials

Mirror, Giltwood

Pair of 19th Century French Empire Giltwood Mirrors
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of very fine early 19th century French Empire carved giltwood mirrors.
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Antique 19th Century French Wall Mirrors

Materials

Mirror, Giltwood

Pair of 19th Century Italian Silver Giltwood Mirrors
Located in East Hampton, NY
A pair of 19th century Italian large, dramatic mirrors with wonderful, aged silver frame. Unusual to find a pair. Original mirror.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Wall Mirrors

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Silver

Pair of Gilt Wood Mirrors, 19th Century
Located in London, GB
A pair of late 19th century Victorian oval gilt wood and gesso wall mirrors. The mirror frames have tongue and dart detail to the inner edge and a spiral detail to the raised edge...
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Antique 19th Century European Wall Mirrors

Materials

Wood

  • Pair of Gilt Wood Mirrors, 19th Century
  • Pair of Gilt Wood Mirrors, 19th Century
  • Pair of Gilt Wood Mirrors, 19th Century
  • Pair of Gilt Wood Mirrors, 19th Century
H 18.51 in. W 16.54 in. D 1.78 in.
19th Century Victorian Pair of Concave Fairground Mirrors, circa 1890
Located in London, London
Antique late 19th century Victorian pair of concave fairground mirrors. This pair of mirrors set in a wooden box frame that has been painted a vibrant postbox red. A real conversatio...
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Antique 19th Century English Victorian More Mirrors

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Mirror, Wood

Pair of Mirrors Rococo, Italy, Mid-19th Century
Located in Milano, IT
The quadrangular mirror has a gilded and carved frame, enriched in the cymanthium with a carving with volutes that recall the rocaille taste, and a big perforated shell in the middle...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Rococo Revival Wall Mirrors

Materials

Iron

  • Pair of Mirrors Rococo, Italy, Mid-19th Century
  • Pair of Mirrors Rococo, Italy, Mid-19th Century
  • Pair of Mirrors Rococo, Italy, Mid-19th Century
  • Pair of Mirrors Rococo, Italy, Mid-19th Century
H 35.44 in. W 20.28 in. D 7.88 in.
Pair of French 19th Century Giltwood Mirrors
Located in Baton Rouge, LA
These simple French 19th century French giltwood mirrors are a charming pair sure to reflect your style with new mirror plates.
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Antique 19th Century French Other Wall Mirrors

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Giltwood

  • Pair of French 19th Century Giltwood Mirrors
  • Pair of French 19th Century Giltwood Mirrors
  • Pair of French 19th Century Giltwood Mirrors
  • Pair of French 19th Century Giltwood Mirrors
H 16.25 in. W 22.88 in. D 1.38 in.
Pair of 19th Century Painted Monumental Italian Mirrors
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of 19th century painted monumental Italian mirrors with beautiful worn, distressed finish. Soft shades of green and gray paint still remain on the pair of frames.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Other Floor Mirrors and Full-Length Mirrors

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Mirror, Wood

Pair of Italian 19th Century Venetian Etched Mirror Plates
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A beautiful true pair of Italian 19th century Venetian etched mirror plates in their original Mecca and faux painted tortoise shell frame. Each original and wonderfully etched mirror...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Wood

Pair of Late 19th Century Italian Mirrors
Located in Peterborough, Northamptonshire
An attractive pair of oval Italian mirrors, the gilded and polychrome decoration now oxidised, elaborate wheat ears and grapes to the outer frame. RR.
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Antique 19th Century English Wall Mirrors

  • Pair of Late 19th Century Italian Mirrors
  • Pair of Late 19th Century Italian Mirrors
  • Pair of Late 19th Century Italian Mirrors
  • Pair of Late 19th Century Italian Mirrors
H 27.5 in. W 21.5 in. D 3 in.
Pair of French 19th Century Neoclassical Style Giltwood Mirrors
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A most elegant pair of French 19th century neo-classical st. giltwood mirrors. The mirror plates are framed within a fine Coeur de Rai pattern with interlocking laurel wreaths that e...
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Antique 19th Century French Neoclassical Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Giltwood

Pair of Italian Early 19th Century Mirrors
Located in Milan, IT
A pair of Wunderkammer mirrors with black fruitwood octagonal shape frames with hard stone covering (Lumachella stone). Gilded brass frieze.
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Antique Early 1800s Italian More Mirrors

Materials

Stone, Brass

  • Pair of Italian Early 19th Century Mirrors
  • Pair of Italian Early 19th Century Mirrors
  • Pair of Italian Early 19th Century Mirrors
  • Pair of Italian Early 19th Century Mirrors
H 15.75 in. W 13.75 in. D 1.5 in.
Pair of Italian 19th Century Venetian Style Giltwood Mirrors
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A beautiful and extremely decorative true pair of Italian 19th century Venetian style giltwood mirrors. Each mirror retains its beautiful original etched mirror plates. Each displays...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Wall Mirrors

Materials

Mirror, Giltwood

Pair of 19th Century English Ebonized Mirrors
Located in East Hampton, NY
A pair of ebonized mirrors.
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Antique 19th Century English Wall Mirrors

Pair of Decorative Mirrors, Giltwood, 19th Century
Located in Madrid, ES
They were used inside the houses for decorative reasons and to visually expand the rooms, in addition to reflecting the light increasing the effect of candles and lamps (for this rea...
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Antique 19th Century European Rococo Revival Wall Mirrors

Materials

Wood

Pair of 19th Century Silver Gilt Mirrors
Located in Gloucestershire, GB
Matched pair of 19th century silver gilt mirrors with original mercury plates.
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Antique 19th Century Wall Mirrors

  • Pair of 19th Century Silver Gilt Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Silver Gilt Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Silver Gilt Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Silver Gilt Mirrors
H 55.12 in. W 43.71 in. D 2.37 in.
Pair of Elegant Italian 19th Century Horizontal Giltwood Mirrors
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A pair of elegant Italian 19th century horizontal giltwood mirrors. Each mirror with all original gilt has a fine moulded frame bordering the original mirror plate. The top of each h...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Wall Mirrors

Materials

Mirror, Giltwood

Pair of Italian Early 19th Century Mirrors
Located in Milan, IT
A pair of Wunderkammer mirrors with black fruitwood octagonal shape frames with hard stone covering (Lumachella stone). Gilded brass frieze.
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Antique Early 1800s Italian More Mirrors

Materials

Stone, Brass

  • Pair of Italian Early 19th Century Mirrors
  • Pair of Italian Early 19th Century Mirrors
  • Pair of Italian Early 19th Century Mirrors
  • Pair of Italian Early 19th Century Mirrors
H 15.75 in. W 13.75 in. D 1.5 in.
Pair of 19th Century Swedish Empire Mirrors
By C. Werné 1
Located in Helsingborg, SE
Fine pair of 19th century Swedish Empire mirrors signed by C. Werné. (master mirror maker). ca 1820, Sweden
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Antique 19th Century Swedish Empire Wall Mirrors

Materials

Wood

  • Pair of 19th Century Swedish Empire Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Swedish Empire Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Swedish Empire Mirrors
  • Pair of 19th Century Swedish Empire Mirrors
H 24.41 in. W 14.97 in. D 1.78 in.
Pair of 19th Century Venetian Etched Mirrors, Cartouche Shape
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of 19th century Venetian etched mirrors, Cartouche shape, with etched figure of man.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Giltwood

Pair of Italian Venetian Murano '19th Century' Wall Mirrors
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Italian Venetian Murano (19th century) vertical wall mirrors with etched scene of figures in landscape and trimmed with floral colored glass flowers.  
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Antique 19th Century Italian Wall Mirrors

Materials

Glass, Mirror

19th Century Pair of Italian Baroque Mirrors
Located in Dallas, TX
Exquisite and rare pair of 19th century Italian baroque mirrors. The shield-shaped frames hand-carved in a scrolling leaves and shell motif. Beautifully patinated. Fabulous look for ...
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Antique 1870s Italian Baroque Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Wood, Wood

Pair of Small 19th Century Italian Silver Gilt Mirrors
Located in Dallas, TX
From Italy, this charming pair of small antique silver gilt mirrors have a stylized acanthus form Fleur-de-lys at the top. Varying scrolls of acanthus leaves finish out the rest of t...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Wall Mirrors

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Wood, Wood, Mirror

19th Century Pair of Italian Mirrors Black and Gold
Located in Wichita, KS
Phenomenal pair of 19th century Italian mirrors. The reticulated frames feature superb open-work carvings of leaf sprays and scrolls with scalloped trim. The mirrors are black and gi...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Baroque Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Wood

Pair of Italian Baroque Style Silver Mirrors, 19th Century
Located in Cypress, CA
A exquisite pair of Italian Baroque style silver leafed carved wood girandole mirrors, 19th century. The silver-leafed cartouche mirrors are surmounted with a scrolled crest centere...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Baroque Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Wood

Pair of 19th Century / 20th Century Italian Hand Carved Mirrors Custom Finish
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of 19th century Italian mirrors with hand painted custom finish.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Wall Mirrors

Materials

Wood, Mirror

19th Century Pair of Venetian Mirrors Appliqués with Original Mirror Plate
Located in Wichita, KS
A special pair of Venetian appliqués with original mirror plate, later painted wood with delicate carvings. These mirrors were originally gilt, but painted over some time ago. The co...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Baroque Pier Mirrors and Console Mirrors

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Wood, Paint, Mirror

19th Century Swedish Pair of Gilded Wood Wall Mirrors
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An antique pair of Swedish mirrors made of hand crafted gilded wood and mirrored glass with two candleholders, the original glass is in good condition. Wear consistent with age and u...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Swedish Gustavian Wall Mirrors

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Mirror, Wood, Wood

Pair of 19th Century Italian Gold Venetian Mirrors
Located in San Francisco, CA
A pair of Venetian mirrors, circa 1800, Italy. This pair of mirrors have a new antiqued glass set in original gold Venetian frames with beautiful ornate detail.
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Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Neoclassical Wall Mirrors

Materials

Gold

Pair of 19th Century English Carved Giltwood Oval Mirrors
Located in Atlanta, GA
Pair of 19th Century English carved giltwood oval mirrors.
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Antique 19th Century English Wall Mirrors

Materials

Wood, Giltwood, Mirror

19th Century French Pair of Metal Giverny Wall Mirrors
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An antique pair of 24- field mirrored French Orangerie windows with a cast iron frame and a slightly arched top, in good condition. Metal aged frame and newly inserted mirror panels....
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Antique Early 19th Century Rococo Wall Mirrors

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Iron, Iron, Metal

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Pair 19th Century Mirrors For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of pair 19th century mirrors available for sale. Frequently made of wood, glass and mirror, all pair 19th century mirrors available were constructed with great care. Pair 19th century mirrors have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. Pair 19th century mirrors made by Louis XVI designers — as well as those associated with Neoclassical — are very popular at 1stDibs. There have been many well-made pair 19th century mirrors over the years, but those made by Biedermeier, C. Bournique & C. / Solei Hebert and C. Werné are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much are Pair 19th Century Mirrors?

Prices for pair 19th century mirrors start at $425 and top out at $225,000 with the average selling for $7,500.

Finding the Right Mirrors for You

We’ve come a long way from the polished stone that served as mirrors in Central America thousands of years ago or the copper mirrors of Mesopotamia before that.

The road from early innovations in reflective glass to the alluring antique and vintage mirrors in trendy modern interiors has been a long one but we’re reminded of the journey everywhere we look. Today’s coveted glass Venetian mirrors, which should be cleaned with a solution of white vinegar and water, were likely produced in Italy beginning in the 1500s, while antique mirrors originating during the 19th century can add the rustic farmhouse feel to your mudroom that you didn’t know you needed.

By the early 20th century, experiments with various alloys allowed for mirrors to be made inexpensively. The geometric shapes and beveled edges that characterize mirrors crafted in the Art Deco style of the 1920s can bring pizzazz to your entryway, while an ornate La Barge mirror made in the Hollywood Regency style makes a statement in any bedroom. Friedman Brothers is a particularly popular manufacturer known for decorative round and rectangular framed mirrors designed in the Rococo, Louis XVI and other styles, including dramatic wall mirrors framed in gold faux bamboo that bear the hallmarks of Asian design

Perhaps unsurprisingly, mid-century modernism continues to influence the design of contemporary mirrors. Today’s simple yet chic mantel mirror frames, often neutral in color, owe to the understated mirror designs introduced in the postwar era.

Sculptor and furniture maker Paul Evans had been making collage-style cabinets since at least the late 1950s when he designed his Patchwork mirror — part of a series that yielded expressive works of combined brass, copper and pewter — for Directional Furniture during the mid-1960s. Several books celebrating Evans’s work were published beginning in the early 2000s, as his unconventional furniture has been enjoying a moment not unlike the resurgence that the Ultrafragola mirror is seeing. Designed by the Memphis Group’s Ettore Sottsass in 1970, the Ultrafragola mirror, in all its sensuous acrylic splendor, has become somewhat of a star thanks to much-lauded appearances in shelter magazines and on social media.

On 1stDibs, we have a broad selection of antique, new and vintage mirrors and tips on how to style your contemporary mirror too.