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Brush - round

Brush - round
Title
Brush - round
Date 
1815-1850
Medium 
Lacquered wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 x 3/16 in. (30.5 x 0.5 cm)
Description 
Orange-ish-brown, lacquered wood handle, tapers to end, curves in toward ferrule. Conical, seamed, metal ferrule. Sable(?) bristles.
Credit Line 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
1932.237b.193
Marks 
Single row of "III" pattern around base of ferrule. Marked "F.W. DEVOE & CO.N.Y." and "8" 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