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Fireplace Shovel

1971.999 (RS117963)

Description

Spherical finial; upper shaft handle is round and tapers to square lower shaft; bell-shaped shovel head; tapered drop ends in circle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1867
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
iron (metal)
wrought
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Iron
iron (metal)
SHOVEL, FIREPLACE
shovels
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
35.625 x 5.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.999
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5911

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