TYPE: Socorro Black-on-White

DATE: A.D. 950 to 1300 (Oppelt, 2008;46)

BOWL DESIGN PLACEMENT: Primary interior designs.

COMMON DESIGNS: Designs became more complex with large solid motifs and opposed hatched motifs. The hatched motifs used thin linework. Some vessels had only solid motifs and some had only hatched motifs. Designs were usually in a band layout. Other elements were checkerboards, solid triangles with pendant short lines, dotted lines. Open handled ladles or "half gourd" ladles often had designs pendant from the rim with alot of open space in the bottom.

KEY DIFFERENCES: No Slip. Mineral paint, often a matte to shiny black glaze on later examples dating to A.D. 1250 or later (Dittert Jr, and Plog, 1991;138)

SLIP OR SURFACE TREATMENT: Usually no slip, highly polished.

OTHER COMMON TYPES WITH SIMILAR DESIGN STYLES:

Cibola White Ware: Puerco Black-on-White

Cibola White Ware: Reserve Black-on-White

Cibola White Ware: Tularosa Black-on-White

Cibola White Ware: Pinedale Black-on-White

 

 

1N Anasazi Socorro Black-on-White Ladle

 

 

 

2N Anasazi Socorro Black-on-White Olla

Approximate Dimensions: 15 1/2 " by 13 7/4"

 

 

 

 

3N Anasazi Socorro Black-on-White Olla

Approximate Dimensions: 12 1/2 " by 14 3/4"

  

 

 

4N Anasazi Socorro Black-on-White Olla

Approximate Dimensions: 13 1/2 " by 14 "

 

 

5N Anasazi Socorro Black-on-White Olla

 

 

6N Anasazi Socorro Black-on-White Pitcher

 

 

7Y Anasazi Socorro Black-on-White Pitcher

Approximate Dimensions: 6 1/4" by 6 1/8"

 

 

8Y Anasazi Socorro Black-on-White "Marriage" Vessel

Approximate Dimensions: 6" by 4" by 3 1/8"

 

9N Anasazi Socorro Black-on-White Ladle

Approximate Dimensions: 4 1/2" by 2 1/4" by 1 1/8"

 

 

10N Anasazi Socorro Black-on-White Bowl

Approximate Dimensions: 10 5/8" by 4 3/4"

 

 

 

11Y Anasazi Socorro Black-on-White "Half Gourd" Ladle

Approximate Dimensions: 10 3/4" by5 3/8"

 

 

 

 

12Y Anasazi Socorro Black-on-White Pitcher with Snake Handle

Approximate Dimensions: 4 3/8" by 3 3/4"

 

 

13N Anasazi Socorro Black-on-White Pitcher with Snake

 

 

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