Brush - filbert

Brush - filbert
Title
Brush - filbert
Date 
1815-1850
Medium 
Lacquered wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 14 x 1/4 in. (35.6 x 0.6 cm)
Description 
Black lacquered wood handle, lacquer largely rubbed off lower end of handle, tapers to end, curves in slightly at ferrule. Comical, copper, seamless ferrule. Chestnut-colored bristles.
Credit Line 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
1932.237b.207
Marks 
Marked "_____ NY" on handle (cannot decipher letters)
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