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Brush - fan blender

Brush - fan blender
Title
Brush - fan blender
Date 
1815-1850
Medium 
Lacquered wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 13 3/8 x 1 in. (34 x 2.5 cm)
Description 
Yellow lacquered wood handle, tapers minimally to end, curves in toward ferrule. Seamed, reverse conical, metal ferrule with arced tip. White bristles.
Credit Line 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
1932.237b.158
Marks 
Base of ferrule encircled with two rows of "///" pattern.
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