Antique French gilt leaner mirror - split mercury glass

Antique French gilt leaner mirror - split mercury glass

Code: 10529

Dimensions:

W: 87cm (34.3")H: 160cm (63")

RESERVED

Elegant 19th century French gilt leaner mirror in beautiful condition. 

It dates from around 1840.

It has its gorgeous real gilt (gold leaf) on gesso frame with no chips. 

It also has its absolutely original split mercury glass in excellent condition that is so hard to find and  gives a sparkle and reflection like no other. Split mercury glass was used in the Palais de Versailles! 

It has its original pine backboards and a wire ready to be hung.

It would make a stunning free standing dressing room mirror, hall mirror or or overmantel.