Brush - round
Lacquered wood, bristles, metal
Overall: 28 1/8 x 26 x 22 1/4 in. (71.4 x 66 x 56.5 cm)
Stamped "III" pattern around base of ferrule, two rows. Stamped "FW DEVOE & CO" and "7" on handle.
Black lacquered wood handle, broken, but bulges and tapers in toward ferrule. Seamless, conical, yellow metal ferrule. Sable(?) bristles.
Devoe did not begin making brushes until the late 1870s. The company became F.W. Devoe & C.T. Raynolds in 1890.
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
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