TYPE: Encinas Red-on-Brown

DATE:  A.D. 950 to 1200 (Heckman, 2000;66)

PRIMARY BOWL DESIGN PLACEMENT: Interiors.

COMMON DESIGNS: Wavy lines and straight lines, curvilinear and rectilinear scrolls, barbed lines. Designs may or may not be polished over creating blurred or sharp designs.

KEY DIFFERENCES: No white slip, some may have an interior tan slip. The smeared or polished over designs are especially diagnostic, although many are not polished over and have sharp designs.

VARIETIES:

Partial or complete exterior red slip

No exterior red slip

"Blurred" variety (polished over design while paint may have been wet, or polished with a wet polishing stone, creating a smeared or blurred effect)

"Sharp" variety (non-polished design or polished when paint was dry)

 

COMMENTS: The "sharp" variety usually does not have a red exterior slip, while the "blurred" variety often has a partial or completely red slipped exterior.

 

 

1Y Encinas Red-on-Brown Bowl "Blurred" Variety (exterior is slipped red).

Approximate Dimensions: 6 3/4" by 3 1/2"

 

2N Encinas Red-on-Brown "Sharp" Variety (non-slipped exterior).

Approximate Dimensions: 10 3/8" by 5 1/4"

 

 

 

3Y Encinas Red-on-Brown Scoop

Approximate Dimensions: 5 1/2" by 4 5/8" by 3 1/2"

 

 

 

4Y Encinas Red-on-Brown Scoop

Approximate Dimensions: 5 3/4" by 3 3/4" by 2"

 

  

 

5Y Encinas Red-on-Brown Scoop

Approximate Dimensions: 5 5/8" by 3 3/4" by 2 7/8"

 

 

6N Encinas Red-on-Brown Bowl

 

 

 

7N  Encinas Red-on-Brown Bowl

 

 

 

8Y  Encinas Red-on-Brown Bowl

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

 

 

9Y  Encinas Red-on-Brown Double Headed Effigy Scoop

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

 

Revised: 07/28/2012

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