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Jar

Object Number: 
1928.54
Date: 
1835-1836
Medium: 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 11 in. ( 30.5 x 27.9 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: beneath rim: "FRANCIS BOGARDUS/POUGHKEEPSIE"
Description: 
Salt-glazed stoneware two-handled jar with impressed maker's mark and decorated with a cobalt blue flower.
Gallery Label: 
When necessary, jars and pots were sealed with cloth or paper tied down with string. Rims were raised to make securing the top easier.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group