489 Sold Irish Carved Bog Wood Oak Bookcase Harp Shamrock Cornelius Goggin Dublin Ireland

Rare Irish Hand Carved Bog Oak Book Slide of good size proportions, mid Nineteenth Century, of outstanding quality and condition. The adjustable base with all-round Laurel Leaf decoration and a central split carving depicting Ivy leaves. Firmly attributed to Cornelius Goggin 13 Nassau Street, Dublin Ireland.  

The sliding base with central divided carving of ivy leaves, the hinged folding bookends, one carved depicting an ancient view of Muckross Abbey, the other an Irish Castle ruin, both flanked by tall trees and a crown.  

Condition: Good untouched condition with no losses to carvings, nice surface patination, original firm fitting hinges. 

*Condition is exceptional for such an early piece.  

Width: (fully closed, an impressive) 20.75" (52cm). Depth: 6.75" (17cm). Height: 1.75” (4.25cm). 

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