Brush - round

Brush - round
Title
Brush - round
Date 
ca. 1870-1890
Medium 
Lacquered wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 1/2 x 1/4 in. (31.8 x 0.6 cm)
Description 
Reddish-brown lacquered wood handle, tapers to end, curves in toward ferrule. Conical, seamed, metal ferrule. Chestnut colored bristles.
Credit Line 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
1932.237b.179
Marks 
"III" pattern around base of ferrule. Marked "F.W. DEVOE & CO.N.Y." and "10" on handle.
Gallery Label 
Devoe did not begin making brushes until the late 1870s. The company became F.W. Devoe & C.T. Raynolds in 1890.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group