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Fireset

Description

Fireplace shovel from a set of wrought iron fireplace tools, including tongs. Turned brass handles with ball-shaped finials and two horizontal bands at centers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
firesets
Shovel, Fireplace
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Dimensions
30 x 5 1/2 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.237.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
289559
Related Items
Title Fireset Accession number 1958.237.1 Relationship Set

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