Fireplace Shovel

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1768-1833

GUSN

GUSN-3917

Description

brass finials ending in a ball going down to a bulbous turning. Shovel has flaired bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shovels
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Brass
Iron
SHOVEL, FIREPLACE

Inscription

""X 1"" incised on lower end of shaft of shovel on the back.

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

30.875 x 6.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.260.1