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Fireplace Shovel

1949.755 (RS119865)

Description

Ovoid brass finial with waisted stem; wrought iron cylindrical shaft with bulbous top just below finial; modified bell-shaped shovel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Used At Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Places
Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]
Possibly North America (North and Central America) [general region]
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
Shovel, Fireplace
shovels
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Dimensions
23 1/8 x 4 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.755
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
250667

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