After many millennia of man using polished stone or polished metal to see his reflection, glass mirrors with metal backing came into existence in the first century AD. It was in Florence during the Renaissance however, that the modern glass mirror with lead backing first came into use. Given the fact that mirrors are such important decorative objects in well-designed rooms, LR Antiques provides the loveliest of antique and vintage mirrors to decorate our clients’ interiors. In our collection you will find Antique French mirrors, Antique English mirrors, and Antique Italian mirrors, Antique hand carved mirrors, Antique Gilded mirrors. We carry a lovely Antique French Louis XV Style Gilded Oval mirror, an Antique French Empire Mahogany Cheval mirror, and an Antique French Henry II Style Beveled mirror.