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Antique Venetian Mirror | Mirrors & Frames | The Decorative Fair

Antique Venetian mirror above C20th mirrored shelves.

Mirrors can be the pièce de resistance of a room, and a decorative item we are renowned for at the Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair. Variety is the spice of life, and at the Fair we have every type of mirror you can imagine. Traditional overmantel mirrors with silvered or gilt frames work well in small and large rooms.

Venetian mirrors with a mirrored frame, border or decoration, sometimes in coloured mirror, are popular for more modern settings and create a glamorous look. Fine antique mirrors to suit every style of interior include: cushion framed William & Mary or Queen Anne period small square mirrors, carved walnut George II period vertical mirrors with a pediment top, ornate rococo and Chippendale style gilt mirrors of the later 18th century, circular Regency designs, some with convex glass others with carved eagles mounted above in a grand style, later 19th century Arts & Crafts and Nouveau pieces in wood or repoussé copper work studded with semi-precious stones, and a vast selection of simple and elegant 20th century styles from Italy and Denmark.

Sunburst mirrors are always fashionable, in metal or cane.  And many dealers include beautiful antique picture and mirror frames amongst their stock, which buyers choose to insert their own new mirror glass, or that are used in more inventive decorative ways, for example to frame a group of much smaller paintings on a wall.

Antique Venetian mirror above C20th mirrored shelves