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Fireplace Shovel

1971.531A (RS116338)

Description

Scoop has bell-shaped profile, long cylindrical iron handle, brass cylindrical grip with lemon-shaped finial.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Iron
iron (metal)
SHOVEL, FIREPLACE
shovels
Dimensions
34.5 x 8.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.531A
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5145

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