ESCONDIDA POLYCHROME VARIANTS
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.
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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