Brush - short lettering brush

Brush - short lettering brush
Title
Brush - short lettering brush
Date 
1815-1850
Medium 
Lacquered wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 1/4 x 1/4 in. (31.1 x 0.6 cm)
Description 
Black lacquered wood handle, tapers slightly to end. Conical, seamless, copper(? The ferrule is largely covered in paint) ferrule. Chestnut colored bristles.
Credit Line 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
1932.237b.139
Marks 
Stamped "8" on handle.
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