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Fireplace shovel

Description

Wrought iron shovel with curved sides and beaded brass handle. Pan of shovel roughly tulip-shaped.

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
29 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.324
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
290500

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