Brush - sable hair blending brush

Object Number: 
1932.237b.153
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Lacquered wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 3/4 in. (17.8 x 1.9 cm)
Marks: 
Painted in red on handle: "INV.390J"
Description: 
Straight dark brown lacquered wood handle. Wrapped, lacquered thread ferrule. Sabel(?) bristles.
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