Vase by Barovier & Toso , Italy, 1960s. Pink and transparent Murano Glass. Etched signature on bottom "Barovier & Toso Murano".
Mezzafiligrana Murano art glass (pink and clear striped vase), signed underside: "Barovier & Toso Murano". The mezzafiligrana technique used to produce this vase, produced during the 1960s, is a reinvention of a technique begun in the 16th century on the island of Muraoin.
The vase is in excellent vintage condition, no chips or damage. The Barovier family has been a premier glass maker in Venice for 700 years.At 30 he became a partner in his father's company, the Vetreria Artistica Barovier & C. After becoming its artistic director in 1926, he took over its management with his brother Nicol. Barovier became the only director in 1936, fostering the fusion between his own glass workshop and the S. During WWII the new company was renamed Barovier & Toso. Over the course of his 50-year activity. Invented numerous decorative techniques that contributed significantly to the modern reinvention of glass art in Venice. Barovier & Toso no longer produces "art glass" such as vases; they now exclusively make lighting fixtures. Hence, these vases are increasingly rare. The Incamiciato vase is a classic Venetian modern vase types? The white interior is encased (incamiciato) in the red exterior. Century, Ercole Barovier produced some of the most remarkable art glass in Venice in the same company of artists as Carlo Scarpa, Fulvio Bianconi, Paolo Venini, Vittorio Zecchin, Gio Ponti, and others. The item "Barovier & Toso Mezzafiligrana Vintage Vase, Murano, Italy, Mid-Century Modern" is in sale since Sunday, March 15, 2020. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Italian". The seller is "gdodds58" and is located in Knoxville, Tennessee.
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