Brush - bristles broken

Brush - bristles broken
Title
Brush - bristles broken
Date 
1815-1850
Medium 
Lacquered wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 x 3/16 in. (30.5 x 0.5 cm)
Description 
Reddish-brown lacquered, straight wood handle, curves in slightly at ferrule. Conical, seamed, copper ferrule. Sable(?) bristles, broken off at ends.
Credit Line 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
1932.237b.183
Marks 
Marked "7" on handle.
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this tabouret was used by Asher B. Durand, an artist and engraver best known for his Hudson River school paintings.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group