TYPE: Phoenix Polychrome
DATE: A.D. 1375 to 1450 (Neuzil & Lyons, 2005:34 )
BOWL DESIGN PLACEMENT: Exteriors only.
KEY DIFFERENCES: No interior design, interiors slipped red.
VARIETIES: Exteriors of bowls may be painted in a Gila or Tonto Style.
COMMENTS: Many bowls have recurved or semi-flaring rims. Neuzil & Lyons show a slightly incurved bowl with a somewhat direct rim painted in the manner of Phoenix Polychrome yet describe it as a precursor to Phoenix Polychrome (Neuzil & Lyons, 2005:28). I offer for consideration that Phoenix Polychrome may have an earlier beginning date (perhaps the same beginning date as Gila Polychrome).
1N Salado Phoenix Polychrome Bowl, with a non-painted, red slipped interior. From a side view of this bowl, the color scheme appears to be red and black on white.
Approximate Dimensions: 7 3/8" or 18.7 cm. by 4" or 10.1 cm.
2Y Salado Phoenix Polychrome Bowl, Tonto Style Variety.
Approximate Dimensions: 10" by 5 1/4"
3N Salado Phoenix Polychrome Bowl, Gila Style Variety.
4N Salado Phoenix Polychrome painted in a Gila Polychrome Style.
Approximate Dimensions: 4 3/4" or 12 cm. by 3 1/4" or 8.2 cm.
5Y Salado Phoenix Polychrome painted in a Gila Polychrome Style.
Approximate Dimensions: 8 7/8" by 4 3/4"
6N Salado Phoenix Polychrome painted in a Tonto Polychrome Style.
7N Salado Phoenix Polychrome painted in a Tonto Polychrome Style.
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