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Fireplace Shovel

1977.485.1 (RS116698)

Description

Bell-shaped shovel pan head attached to round iron handle with one knob turning in center terminated by banded and ring scored brass finial.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1734-1767
Location of origin
England
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
5.625 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.485.1
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4231

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