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Maker
American
Title
Fireplace Shovel and Tongs
Date
c. 1790–1810
Medium
Brass and iron
Dimensions
.1, Shovel: 33 1/2 × 8 1/2 × 2 3/4 in. (85.1 × 21.6 × 7 cm) .2, Tongs: 33 1/2 × 2 3/4 × 1 3/4 in. (85.1 × 7 × 4.4 cm)
Credit Line

The Bayou Bend Collection, museum purchase funded by William J. Hill

Current Location
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Accession Number
B.2010.6.1,.2
Classification
Tools, Implements & Weights
Provenance

Northeast Auctions, Spring Americana Auction, March 28, 2010, Lot 764