A good 19th century carved wood gilt scrollwork Mechanical Picture or Folio Frame with gilt brass carrying handle and hinged back, now containing a mirror, stamped to verso 'Invented by J & W Vokins of 5 John Street, Oxford Street'. Vokins were a renowned family of carvers, gilders and frame makers with royal patronage, who operated from this address between 1828 and 1858. They produced portable picture frames - this example having brass mounted holes to the side and the base but lacking the associated brass feet. Overall measurement 64 x 53cm (further information can be found on the National Gallery Website under British Picture Framers)
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