This stoneware pot is cone 6 frost proof with a less than 1% absorption rate. It is an off white with subtle darker overtones to simulate an aged patina. It is a heavy and sturdy pot that measures 7-1/4 inches outside D and 6-1/2 inches inside. Outside height is 2-3/8 inches and inside is about 1-3/4 inches. Price is $55 shipped inside the USA. Payment method preferred is check or money order but PayPal to friends and family is also good.