Rare Irish Cornelius Goggin Bog Oak Brass Mounted Owl Figural Inkwell. A charming antique figural bird inkwell in the form of a pet owl sitting on a branch perch with a chain on his leg.
PLACE OF ORIGIN
The National Museum of Ireland shows a similar example which bears a maker's label: Cornelius Goggin. Irish Bog Oak Carver to Her Majesty. 13 Nassau Street, Dublin.
Attributed to Cornelius Goggin (Irish, d. 1865). Shop: Nassau Street, Dublin, Ireland, 1849-65
Queen Victoria (1837-1901) | Mid 19th century
Width 3.5 Depth 3.5 Height 6.25 inches