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Fireplace Shovel

1949.530.2 (RS119648)

Description

Turned brass handle with bulbous finial. Wrought iron shaft riveted to bell-shaped shovel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1734-1799
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
riveting
turning (shaping process)
wrought
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Iron
iron (metal)
Riveted
riveting
SHOVEL, FIREPLACE
shovels
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
31 x 6.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.530.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7730

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