Fireplace Shovel

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1820

GUSN

GUSN-4236

Description

Bell-shaped shovel pan with open front and raised sides attached to round iron shaft terminated by seven-ringed brass finial with lemon top end grooved in center.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

29.75 x 6.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.489