Decoration:The painted designs are in white. After the designs are painted the pot is given a wash of thin reddish brown ochre which on firing gives the distinctive russet coating. The designs are geometric.

Location Characteristics Shapes Found Firing
Nevasa, Maski, Brahmagiri, Chandravalli,Tirukkambuliyur, Alagarai, Paravai, Mangalam, Nattukalpalayam.

The clay is fine and well levigated. The pots are fine to coarse in section and made on the wheel. There are two prominent groups, Black-and-Red Ware and Red Ware.

The deep bowl with indistinct disc base or round bottom, The shallow bowl, The vase with curved-out rim, convex body and round bottom.

Well fired.