In our online shop you will find a selection of antique and contemporary mirrors for sale. All of our presented french mirrors have been selected for their aesthetic, artistic and historical qualities. They are restored by the art french workshop « Atelier RTCD – Paris », specialized in restoration and conservation of art objects since 1979. Our french antique mirrors are authentic and in perfect state of conservation.
The first mirrors used by humans were most likely pools of dark, still water, or water collected in a primitive vessel of some sort. The earliest manufactured mirrors were pieces of polished stone such as obsidian, a naturally occurring volcanic glass. In Europe, during the Renaissance, European manufacturers are developing a superior method of glass mirror. In France, during the reign of Louis XIV, the Royal Manufactory of mirrors glass produces the mirrors of the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles.