Heirloom Botanicals Table

Handmade in Peru6110130

$495.00
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Description

Detailed botanical painting scrolls across this small table with two drawers. In reverse glass painting, the design is silk screened onto the back side of the glass. The painting is done “back to front”: details painted first, then larger color areas, and finally a background color. Reverse painting requires great care and skill, as the visual “surface” is painted first then layered over, so errors cannot be corrected. The art of reverse painting dates to the Middle Ages.

An heirloom to treasure from Peruvian artisans.

Size and Details

  • Reverse-painted glass, wood
  • 32Lx15Wx29H inches
  • Made in Peru

UPC Code: 732919454932

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Allpa

AllpaAllpa is named for a Quechua Indian word that means "earth." Allpa is a Peruvian craft trading company providing marketing assistance to artisan groups and family workshops throughout Peru. In addition, Allpa provides technical help, product development advice, skills training, tools and appropriate equipment to artisans. Read more.

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