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Fireplace Shovel

1971.676.1 (RS117686)

Description

Iron tongs and shovel with brass handles; tongs have turned baluster handle surmounted by a ball finial; shovel has two bulbs in stem and a brass ball finial.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
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
5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.676.1
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5323

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