Brush - round

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