Fireplace shovel ?

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-14379

Description

Sausage turned wood handle painted black w/ ring for hanging; forged metal attachment nailed to rectangular scoop w/ canted edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shovels
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
casting (process)
iron (metal)
pine (wood)
Iron
Slip Cast
Painted
Pine
SHOVEL

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Multiple Use Artifact

Dimensions

16.625 x 5.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.431