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Jar

Object Number: 
2012.8
Date: 
ca. 1805-1833
Medium: 
Salt-glazed stoneware; Albany slip-glazed interior
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 x 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (35.6 x 24.1 x 16.5 cm)
Description: 
Ovoid jar with rolled "ear" handles, undecorated body; maker's mark "CUSHMANs" stamped across the front.
Gallery Label: 
The enterprising potter Paul Cushman (1767-1833) was Albany's leading stoneware manufacturer during the early nineteenth century. Though his surviving pots are often minimally embellished and sometimes ungainly, he also left a body of creatively decorated and marked vessels.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Paul Cushman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group