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Fireplace shovel and tongs

Description

Shovel: bell-shaped head has upturned sides, long round steel stem, brass ball and steeple handle. Tongs: same handle, straight arms, penny pincers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
FIRESET
firesets
Iron
iron (metal)
Steel
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
5.75 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.211AB
GUSN
8026

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