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Fireplace shovel

1949.350.1 (RS119470)

Description

Knopped steeple finial with lemon turning; beading. Rounded brass-colored handle merges into round metal shaft painted black. Spade drop, wide-flaring bell shovel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
knops
metal
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Knopped
knops
metal
Painted
painting (coating)
SHOVEL, FIREPLACE
shovels
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
29.938 x 7.25 x 2.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.350.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8065

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