Paintbrush that belonged to Augustus Toedteberg

Object Number: 
1936.506c
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Wood, metal, bristle
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 1/4 in. ( 17.8 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: in wood: "REUFFEL & ESSER NEW YORK"
Description: 
Artist's paintbrush.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this paintbrush belonged to Augustus Toedteberg (b. 1824), the donor's father.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Miss Emma Toedteberg
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group