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Fire Shovel

1949.473.1 (RS119591)

Description

Spherical brass finial withs ring turnings below, incised ring highlighting. Blackened steel shaft has two knops with ring turning above and below. Crest-shaped drop on bell-shaped shovel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1833
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
SHOVEL, FIREPLACE
shovels
Steel
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
31.5 x 5.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.473.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7575

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