Swedish Empire giltwood mirror with pointed pediment above a fan motif with foliate carving. Circa 1810.
Two things in Eric Petsinger’s life are truly memorable. The first is a day in 1968 when his mother left the house a brunette and came home a blonde. The second was opening epoca, the beautifully edited San Francisco gallery that's been a fixture in the San Francisco Design Center since 2003. In epoca, Eric has created a layered inventory with a something-for-everything approach, blending American and European antiques with 20th-century furnishings. Whether assisting an interior designer or an antiques enthusiast, Eric says “Mix it up! Go ahead and put that shapely French rococo armchair next to a sleek John Widdicomb sofa and see how they bring out each other’s beauty.”
Early 1800s Swedish Empire mirror in finely painted
gilt, cream and dark blue colors. Gilded decoration with a pair of sphinxes on the mirror on either side of a fruit-bearing pedestal. Marked "C, Werne, Norrtäljegatan Halstämpel." Mirror glass has been ...
19th-century French Empire-style standing giltwood mirror. The piece
features two carved columns on the sides, while the top and bottom are complemented with a carved leaf motif. The mirror is fully reflective. Age wear.