TYPE: Snowflake Black-on-White

DATE: A.D. 1100 to 1300 (Oppelt 2008,46)

BOWL DESIGN PLACEMENT: Primary interior designs, rarely secondary exterior designs.

COMMON DESIGNS: Rectilinear, thick lines that meet at right angles, key motifs are common.

KEY DIFFERENCES: Designs are rectilinear and not triangular or barbed as in Escavada.

OTHER COMMON TYPES WITH SIMILAR DESIGN STYLES:

White Mountain Redware: Puerco Black-on-Red

Tusayan Whiteware: Occasionally Black Mesa and Sosi Black-on-White

types will look like Snowflake style.

Mesa Verde Whiteware: Occasionally Cortez and Mancos Black-on-White types will look like Snowflake. Mesa Verde Black-on-White produced the Snowflake style more often than the "earlier Mesa Verde" types.

 

 

1N Snowflake Black-on-White Pitcher with Deer Effigy handle that is also a rattle.

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

 

2N Anasazi/Mogollon Snowflake Black-on-White Bowl (late example)

 

3N Anasazi/Mogollon Snowflake Black-on-White Pitcher

 

4N Anasazi/Mogollon Snowflake Black-on-White Olla

 

5Y Anasazi/Mogollon Snowflake Black-on-White Bowl

Approximate Dimensions: 6 5/8" by 2 3/4"

 

 

 

 

6N Anasazi/Mogollon Snowflake Black-on-White Pitcher (late example)

Approximate Dimensions: 6 1/2 " by 5 1/2 "

 

 

 

7N Anasazi/Mogollon Snowflake (Roosevelt Variety) Black-on-White Pitcher

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

 

8N Anasazi/Mogollon Snowflake (Roosevelt Variety) Black-on-White Bowl

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

 

 

9N Anasazi/Mogollon Snowflake Black-on-White Pitcher

 

 

10N Anasazi/Mogollon Snowflake Black-on-White Bowl

 

 

 

11N Anasazi/Mogollon Snowflake Black-on-White Effigy (Roosevelt Variety)

Approximate Dimensions: 6 3/4 " by 5 3/4 " by 5 3/4"

 

 

12N Anasazi/Mogollon Snowflake Black-on-White Bowl

Approximate Dimensions: 8 5/8" by 4"

 

 

13N Snowflake Black-on-White Pitcher

Approximate Dimensions: 7 1/8" by 5 3/4"

 

 

14Y Anasazi/Mogollon Snowflake Black-on-White Ladle with a parrot head effigy handle.

Approximate Dimensions: 11 1/8" by 4 5/8"

 

 

15Y Anasazi/Mogollon Snowflake Black-on-White Pitcher with a

handle that has many intentional holes made while the clay was wet.

Approximate Dimensions: 5 3/4" by 5"

 

 

16Y Anasazi/Mogollon Snowflake Black-on-White Knobbed Vessel.

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

 

 

17N Anasazi/Mogollon Snowflake Black-on-White Bowl with a star design.

Approximate Dimensions: 5 1/8" by 2 7/8"

 

 

18N Anasazi/Mogollon Snowflake Black-on-White Double Spouted or "Marriage" Jar.

Approximate Dimensions: 6 7/8" by 6 1/2"

 

  

19N Anasazi/Mogollon Snowflake Black-on-White Bowl

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

 

 

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