411 Sold Irish Bog Oak Hand Carved Owl - Cornelius Goggin Dublin Ireland

Fine and Rare Hand Carved Irish Bog Oak Figural Owl of Museum Quality and medium proportions, The quality and crispness of the carving means we can firmly attribute this to Cornelius Goggin, Carver to the Queen and based at Nassau Street Dublin. Made during the Mid Nineteenth Century.  

The hinged head is complete with its original brown and black glass eyes each with a very unusual and seldom (if ever) seen decorative brass surrounds. 

The Owl is firmly perched on a naturalistic base with its brass talons present, one foot is chained to lower base which is lavishly carved depicting overlapping ferns all around.  

Condition: Exceptional condition for such an early piece with no losses visible, wonderful surface patination.  

Height: (entire as shown on main image) 5.25" (13.5cm). Diameter: (at base, just under) 3.25” (8.25cm). 

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