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Brush - double pointed

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Stained wood, bristles, metal
Overall: 13 5/8 x 3/8 in. (34.6 x 1 cm)
Winsor & Newton's 1863 trade catalogue, p. 88 and 89, advertises a brush like this as an "extra fine, double pointed hog hair brush" designed "after the patterns of some of the most Eminent Artists of the day."
Stained/lacquered yellow wood handle, tapers to a point. Seamed, cylindrical metal ferrule. White bristles (damaged at end).
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