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Fireplace shovel

1949.398.1 (RS119517)

Description

Ring turned brass finial handle with incised lines. Round shaft terminating in spade-shaped drop at joint to rectangluar dished shovel head.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1950
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
incising
metal
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Incised
incising
metal
SHOVEL, FIREPLACE
shovels
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
32 x 4.125 x 1.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.398.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7519

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