Brush - filbert

Title:
Brush - filbert
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Lacquered wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 5/8 x 3/16 in. (29.5 x 0.5 cm)
Description: 
Black lacquered wood handle, lacquer coming off at end, end broken off. Seamed, cylindrical, metal ferrule. White bristles, stained.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number: 
1932.237b.172
Marks: 
Marked "4" on handle. One row of "///" pattern encircles base of ferrule.
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