TYPE: Escondida Polychrome Variants

DATE:  A.D. 1250 to 1475 (Rakita and Raymond, 2003;160)

BOWL DESIGN PLACEMENT: Interiors, or exteriors, or both interiors and exteriors.

COMMON BACKGROUND COLOR(S): Bowls may have white or buff interiors and red slipped exteriors. Jars often have red bottoms and/or red inner rims and rim tops.

KEY DIFFERENCES: Red slip and design styles that resemble Salado Polychromes, however the wide spirit line is absent and Casas motifs are often incorporated in the designs.

STYLE VARIETIES:

Pinto Polychrome

Gila Polychrome

Cliff Polychrome

Tonto Polychrome

Los Muertos Polychrome

Ramos Polychrome

 

1Y Escondida Polychrome Variant Bowl

This bowl was painted with a thick glaze instead of the thin black paint which was normally used.

Approximate Dimensions: 9 1/4" by 5 1/4"

 

 

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