RIO GRANDE WHITEWARE
TYPE: Wiyo Black-on-White
DATE: A.D. 1300 to 1400 (Oppelt, 2008;56)
BOWL DESIGN PLACEMENT: Primary interior designs.
SLIP: Present and well polished on bowl interiors, exteriors rarely slipped but polished.
COMMON DESIGNS: Banded layouts often with heavy or thin upper and lower seperate banding lines. The banded designs usually consist of thin framing lines filled with solids and/or hatched filled motifs. "X-sectioning" is common. Solid motifs usually dominate hatched motifs in quantity and size.
KEY DIFFERENCES: Paste is almost like Biscuit Ware, often dark shiney carbon paint.
COMMENTS: Wiyo Black-on-White is considered transitional to Biscuit Ware.
1Y Wiyo Black-on-White Bowl
Approximate Dimensions: 12 7/8" by 6 1/4"
2Y Wiyo Black-on-White Bird Effigy
Approximate Dimensions: 4 1/4" by 3 1/8"
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