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Ash shovel

Description

Hand-forged steel shovel joined to shaft w/ tongue-shaped brass plate and three rivets. Brass ball and steeple finial decorated w/ turned rings atop plain steel shaft.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1833
Material
brass (alloy)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
SHOVEL, FIREPLACE
shovels
Steel
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
28 x 5.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1955.85
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Sr.
GUSN
45716

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