Brush - filbert(?) - bristles damaged

Brush - filbert(?) - bristles damaged
Title
Brush - filbert(?) - bristles damaged
Date 
1844-1848
Medium 
Lacquered wood, bristles, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 13 7/8 x 7/16 in. (35.2 x 1.1 cm)
Description 
Brown stained/lacquered wood handle, tapers to end, curves in at ferrule. Seamed, cylindrical metal ferrule. White bristles, damaged.
Credit Line 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
1932.237b.103
Marks 
Stamped "ROWNEY DILLON & ROWNEY" on handle. Base of ferrule has two rows of "III" pattern.
Gallery Label 
Rowney, Dillon & Rowney - This iteration of the company only existed between 1844 and 1848.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group