Fireplace Shovel

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1810

GUSN

GUSN-5480

Description

Bulbous brass finial has horizontally incised band around center; below, vase and ring turned brass handle joins round iron shaft; rectangular drop; bell-shaped shovel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shovels
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
iron (metal)
Brass
Iron
Slip Cast
SHOVEL, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

25.375 x 5.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.796