UPPER SAN JUAN WHITE WARE
TYPE: Rosa Black-on-White
DATE: A.D. 700-900 (Oppelt, 2002;48)
BOWL DESIGN PLACEMENT: Primary interior designs.
COMMON DESIGNS: Designs were usually symmetrical, consisting of simple linework and/or dots, often concentric circles of independent motifs were bound between lines having pendant solid triangles. Bowls often have a small circle in the bottom. Usually there is a large amount of open space in the design.
KEY DIFFERENCES: Mineral glaze or "washy" organic paint (Oppelt, 2007;72).
SLIP OR SURFACE TREATMENT: Unslipped, rough temper protruding thru surface on early examples, polished surface on later examples.
Gray Plain Exterior
Fugitive Red Exterior
Basket Impressed Exterior
Mineral Glaze Paint Interior
"Washy" Organic Paint Interior
OTHER COMMON TYPES WITH SIMILAR DESIGN STYLES:
Mesa Verde White Ware: Chapin Black-on-White
Cibola White Ware: La Plata Black-on-White
Tusayan White or Gray Ware: Lino Black-on-Gray
1N Rosa Black-on-White Bowl, Fugitive Red Variety
2N Anasazi Rosa Black-on-White
Approximate Dimensions: 6 5/8" by 3"
3Y Anasazi Rosa Black-on-White Bowl
Approximate Dimensions: 5" by 3 1/4"
4Y Anasazi Rosa Black-on-White Bowl
Approximate Dimensions: 6 1/2" by 3"
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