Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Overall: 12 x 11 in. ( 30.5 x 27.9 cm )
impressed: beneath rim: "FRANCIS BOGARDUS/POUGHKEEPSIE"
Salt-glazed stoneware two-handled jar with impressed maker's mark and decorated with a cobalt blue flower.
When necessary, jars and pots were sealed with cloth or paper tied down with string. Rims were raised to make securing the top easier.
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
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