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Fireplace shovel

Description

Wrought iron fireplace shovel with tulip-shaped pan and brass handle with ball finial.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Inscriptions
VI (stamped or incised)
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 Equipment; Heating Equipment Accessories
Descriptive terms
Accessory, Fireplace
brass (alloy)
Shovel, Fireplace
shovels
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Dimensions
32 1/2 x 6 3/8 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.374
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
305645

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