Handpainted Ceramic Coasters
Traditional Indian Ceramic Coasters. Exquisitally Handpainted Ceramic Coasters in a range of fun colours & designs. Diameter 11cm.
Great for protecting surfaces particualry Coffee & Dining Tables.
Coasters were originally designed for wine carafe's to be slid or 'coasted' around banquet tables after servants had retired, when the party would continue late into the night ! Became quite common in use from late 17th Century.
Would have been introduced to India in the early 18th Century by colonial English.