A stunningly aged 18th Century wall mirror, framed beautifully with bamboo and intricately carved wood and has been decorated with Gold Leaf. All parts of the mirror are in original condition.
Victorian furniture designs such as these, were made during Queen Victoria's reign (1837 to 1901) drew heavily from Gothic, Rococo and Louis XV furniture with dark finishes or gilding, embellishments and heavy proportions. The Victorian period overlapped the Industrial Revolution, making it the first style of furniture to be manufactured. The main characteristics of Victorian furniture can be seen in the intricate carvings with natural images like floral patterns, leafy patterns and curving lines. Victorian Furniture can be further determined by its angular shapes and lines along with the carvings.