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