Brush - short lettering brush

Title:
Brush - short lettering brush
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Lacquered wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 3/4 x 5/16 in. (32.4 x 0.8 cm)
Description: 
Black lacquered wood handle, tapers to ent, curves in slightly to ferrule. Conical, seamed, copper ferrule. Chestnut colored bristles.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number: 
1932.237b.122
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group