TYPE: San Carlos Red-on-White

DATE: A.D. 1250 to 1450 (Neuzil & Lyons, 2005;59)

COMMON FORMS: Bowls, jars, pitchers.

COMMON BACKGROUND COLORS: White slip that can be buff, or somewhat transparent, thin to thick chalky white.


COMMON DESIGNS: See San Carlos Red-on-Brown.

KEY DIFFERENCES: White slip, and those listed under San Carlos Red-on-Brown.



1N Salado San Carlos Red-on-White bowl with fine line design consisting of parallel lines, dots and solid triangles with F-hooks attached, within framing lines.  The F-hooks are reminiscent of those found on White Mountain Redware, Fourmile Polychrome.

Approximate Dimensions: 6 1/2" or 16.5 cm. by 3" or 7.6 cm.



2N Salado San Carlos Red-on-White bowl with a design that goes to the rim.

Approximate Dimensions: 8 3/8" or 21.2 cm. by 3 1/4" or 8.3 cm.


3N Salado San Carlos Red-on-White bowl

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


   4N Salado San Carlos Red-on-White bowl


  5Y Salado San Carlos Red-on-White bowl



6N Salado San Carlos Red-on-White Olla with a "classic" shoulder commonly

seen on Hohokam Tanque Verde Red-on-Brown Ollas.



7Y Salado San Carlos Red-on-White Bowl

Approximate Dimensions: 9 1/2" by 3"


This page last revised: 04/29/2013

Copyright: 2007 - 2013 All Rights Reserved.

We welcome your linking to our site, however all documents, webpages, photographs and images are the property of www.rarepottery.info. Written permission is required to copy, download or use any text, photographs or image files. Contact: info@rarepottery.info