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Brush - round - bristles damaged

Object Number: 
1932.237b.168
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Stained wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/2 x 1/4 in. (31.8 x 0.6 cm)
Marks: 
Marked "5" on handle. One row of "III" pattern encircles base of ferrule.
Description: 
Reddish-brown lacquered/stained wood handle, tapers to end, curves in toward ferrule. Conical, seamless, metal ferrule. Squirrel(?) bristles, damaged.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group