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Fireplace Shovel

Item Information

Title:
Fireplace Shovel
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.
Date:
1805–1815
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
iron (metal)
shovels
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
Brass
Iron
Slip Cast
Places:
New HampshireRockingham (county)Portsmouth
Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.)
Extent:
25.375 in. x 5.75 in. (H x W)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Gift of Ralph May
Accession #:
1971.796
Identifier:
5480