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Brush - bristles broken

Object Number: 
1932.237b.183
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Lacquered wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 3/16 in. (30.5 x 0.5 cm)
Marks: 
Marked "7" on handle.
Description: 
Reddish-brown lacquered, straight wood handle, curves in slightly at ferrule. Conical, seamed, copper ferrule. Sable(?) bristles, broken off at ends.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group