Fireplace Shovel

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1734-1799

GUSN

GUSN-7730

Description

Turned brass handle with bulbous finial. Wrought iron shaft riveted to bell-shaped shovel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shovels
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
riveting
turning (shaping process)
wrought
Brass
Iron
Wrought
Turned
Riveted
SHOVEL, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

31 x 6.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.530.2