Fireplace Shovel

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-4026

Description

Bell-shaped shovel connected to a cylindrical steel shaft with two bulb-shaped swellings and ring turning terminating in a brass urn-shaped finial.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shovels
brass (alloy)
steel (alloy)
Neoclassical
Brass
Steel
Neoclassical
SHOVEL, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

27.375 x 6.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.342A