TYPE: Aquarius Black-on-Orange

DATE: A.D. 1000 - 1400 (NAU Online Ceramic Manual 2001)

BOWL AND JAR DESIGN PLACEMENT: Primary designs may be found on interiors, exteriors, or both interiors and exteriors of bowls and jars.

COMMON DESIGNS: Designs are often like later, finer examples of Prescott Black-on-Gray.

KEY DIFFERENCES: Background color is orange.

SLIP OR SURFACE TREATMENT: Not slipped, lightly wiped and/or scraped.

TEMPER: Usually finer than Prescott Gray, may have a little or a lot of fine mica particles showing on the surface.


1Y Aquarius Black-on-Orange Bowl

Approximate Dimensions: 5" by 2 7/8"




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