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Fireplace Shovel

1977.342A (RS116581)

Description

Bell-shaped shovel connected to a cylindrical steel shaft with two bulb-shaped swellings and ring turning terminating in a brass urn-shaped finial.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Neoclassical
SHOVEL, FIREPLACE
shovels
Steel
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
27.375 x 6.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.342A
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4026

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