Overall: 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 22.2 x 14 cm )
Albany slip-glazed stoneware jar with incised lines around rim and upper and impressed maker's mark.
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
impressed: on front: "SELBY COLSON & SANDERSON/POKEEPSIE, NY"
Albany slip, a less expensive coating than salt glaze, was used as an exterior finish as well. The color of Albany slip varied slightly from one clay deposit to another.
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