Fireplace shovel

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-290500

Description

Wrought iron shovel with curved sides and beaded brass handle. Pan of shovel roughly tulip-shaped.

Details

Descriptive Terms

firesets
wrought iron (iron alloy)
brass (alloy)
Shovel, Fireplace

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

29 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.324