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Fireplace Shovel

1977.260.1 (RS116495)

Description

brass finials ending in a ball going down to a bulbous turning. Shovel has flaired bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1768-1833
Inscriptions
""X 1"" incised on lower end of shaft of shovel on the back.
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Iron
iron (metal)
SHOVEL, FIREPLACE
shovels
Dimensions
30.875 x 6.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.260.1
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
3917

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