Fireplace Broom

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1991

GUSN

GUSN-4768

Description

Hearth brush with ring and ball turned handle terminating in an acorn like finial; horsehair bristles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

firesets
horsehair
rosewood (wood)
Rosewood
Horsehair
BROOM, FIREPLACE

Inscription

Impressed in wood below top turnings, ""ADAMS trademark 518.""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Adams (Maker)

Location of Origin

USA

Dimensions

22.5 x 8.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.869

Places

Possibly