Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Two clothes brushes

British, London
Silver, ivory
.26) L. 6 11/16 in. (17 cm); .27) L. 5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Madame Lilliana Teruzzi, in memory of her mother, 1973
Accession Number:
1973.176.26, .27
Not on view
Marking: On front edge of brush: 205
Madame Lilliana Teruzzi , New York (until 1973; to MMA)
Related Objects

Automaton in the form of a chariot pushed by a Chinese attendant and set with a clock

Artist: James Cox (British, ca. 1723–1800) Date: 1766 Medium: Case: gold with diamonds and paste jewels set in silver, pearls; Dial: while enamel; Movement: partly gilded brass and steel, wheel balance and cock of silver set with paste jewels Accession: 1982.60.137 On view in:Gallery 540

Fruit stand

Artist: Paul Storr (British, 1771–1844) Date: 1814/15 Medium: Gilt silver Accession: 65.205a, b On view in:Not on view

Spoon holder

Artist: Design attributed to Christopher Dresser (British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse) Date: ca. 1878–81 Medium: Silver-plated brass, ebony Accession: 1988.164 On view in:Not on view

The Stockbridge Cup

Artist: Designed by Henry Hugh Armstead (British, London 1828–1905 London) Date: 1870 Medium: Silver, parcel gilt Accession: 1990.153 On view in:Gallery 556

Clothes brush

Artist: Johann Christoph Stenglin (German, active 1737–75) Date: ca. 1743–45 Medium: Silver gilt Accession: 2005.364.30 On view in:Gallery 551