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Fireplace Shovel

1971.796 (RS117780)

Description

Bulbous brass finial has horizontally incised band around center; below, vase and ring turned brass handle joins round iron shaft; rectangular drop; bell-shaped shovel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1810
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
Iron
iron (metal)
SHOVEL, FIREPLACE
shovels
Slip Cast
Dimensions
25.375 x 5.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.796
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5480

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