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Hearth Shovel

Description

Reproduction of 1770-1810 style. Brass lemon top shows no casting marks but has lathe marks. Brass grip has no raised rings. Steel shaft riveted to slightly bell-shaped iron shovel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1930
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Shovel, Fireplace
shovels
steel (alloy)
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
5 3/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.430
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
254996

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