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CLOTHES BRUSH FROM A GENTLEMAN'S TOILET SET

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CLOTHES BRUSH FROM A GENTLEMAN'S TOILET SET

Made by: E. S. Barnsley & Company, Ltd

Currently in storage


About this object

The back of the brush is solid. It is composed of a plain piece of tortoise shell edged by a narrow band of plain silver. The back is an elongated oval.

Category:
shellwork
Object name:
CLOTHES BRUSH FROM A GENTLEMAN'S TOILET SET
Made from:
Tortoise shell -- silver -- glass -- bristles
Made in:
Birmingham, England
Date made:
1921
Size:
15.9 cm (6 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
36.123.4
Class:
SHELL
Signature marks:
MARK 1848 scratched; ESB in rectangle; anchor; lion; W in shield (for Birmingham); 1921
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973