Fire shovel (stoker)

identifier

MOT V 2005.0159

morphology

craft

craft

craft

holotype

MOT V 94.0477 L=84cm WD=15cm WT=2050gr

holotype

MOT V 2005.0159 L=93cm WD=9cm WT=1600gr
description

Iron shovel (length 100-120 cm; width 15-20 cm) with flat blade and iron handle, with which the coals are brought together in the boiler. Often the stem ends in a ring. The stoker's fire shovel is usually part of a set, along with a poker, oven rake and clinker tongs.

See also fire shovel (blacksmith). [MOT]