Fireplace shovel

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-8065

Description

Knopped steeple finial with lemon turning; beading. Rounded brass-colored handle merges into round metal shaft painted black. Spade drop, wide-flaring bell shovel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shovels
knops
metal
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
Unidentified Metal
Turned
Painted
Knopped
SHOVEL, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

29.938 x 7.25 x 2.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.350.1