Robert M Weiss reverse painted glass coasters
Robert M Weiss reverse painted glass coasters

Robert M Weiss reverse painted glass coasters

Regular price $ 38

Set of four vintage coasters

Reverse painted glass

two each of two designs

trademarked Robert M. Weiss

Made in Peru

they measure 4.25 inches square

New York designer Robert Weiss works in collaboration with artisans in Peru to create one-of-a-kind handmade pieces. The artisans use Old World techniques of reverse painting. The process requires the design to be meticulously painted in the reverse on the glass and then, placed paint-side down into the frame.

Reverse painting on glass is a very old art style brought by the Spaniards to Peru in the 1400s. When the Spaniards settled in Peru they brought many of their household items from Spain. Reverse painting on glass became ingrained in the art and craft movement of Peru, becoming a well-defined part of the vernacular of everyday products and household goods.

Robert M Weiss reverse painted glass coasters
Robert M Weiss reverse painted glass coasters