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Fireplace Shovel

1977.489 (RS116703)

Description

Bell-shaped shovel pan with open front and raised sides attached to round iron shaft terminated by seven-ringed brass finial with lemon top end grooved in center.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1820
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
29.75 x 6.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.489
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4236

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