Learn about Barovier & Toso

The Barovier family of Venetian glassmakers can trace their history back to the 13th century, and in 1884, Giovanni (1839 - 1908) together with nephews Benedetto (1857-1930), Giuseppe (1863-1942) and Benvenuto (1855-1932), all members of the Barovier family founded the Murano glassworks that became Artisti Barovier in 1890.

In 1919 Benvenuto's sons, Ercole (1889-1974) and Nicolo, and Giuseppe's son, Napoleone, joined the firm, creating the Vetreria Artistica Barovier, that was remarkable for its blown glass animals and murrine vases.

In 1919 Benvenuto's sons, Ercole (1889-1974) and Nicolo, and Giuseppe's son, Napoleone, joined the firm, creating the Vetreria Artistica Barovier, that became known its blown glass animals, murrine vases and, by 1929, the Primavera series of art deco style elegant vases in white glass with black handles.

Ercole Barovier took over as the artistic director of the company after World War I and the company was renamed Vetreria Artistica Barovier & C. he was able to innovate and create new chemical formulae, new colours and improved methods to manufacture glass. more...
These items are not for sale and the descriptions, images and prices are for reference purposes only.

Tony Zuccheri vase for Barovier & Toso, glass (signed), 38 cm high, 15 cm deep, Itay

Barovier vase, with clear applied flowers, 30 cm high, 17 cm deep, c1938s, Italy

Barovier & Toso bowl, glass, 23 cm high, 18 cm deep, Italy

Barovier & Toso Patchwork vase, glass (labeled), 36 cm high, 14 cm deep, Italy

Murano Barovier & Toso geometric pattern bowl in brown, yellow & clear glass & having a bubble effect throughout, signed 'Barovier & Toso Murano' to the base. condition good, minor wear to the base, small firing flaw. Height 15.8 cm

Murano Barovier & Toso geometric pattern bowl in brown, yellow & clear glass & having a bubble effect throughout, signed 'Barovier & Toso Murano' to the base. Condition good, minor wear to the base. Height 15.8 cm

Attributed to Ercole Barovier (Italian, 1889-1974). Horse figurine green and clear glass, (A/F)

Barovier & Toso, 1960’s glass bowl, with a blue and white spiral design. Diameter 20 cm

Ercole Barovier, pair of Murano glass vases, c. 1960 bollicante glass with gold inclusions, manufactured by Barovier and Toso, etched to base 'Toso Murano' (2). Height 33 cm. Diameter 26 cm

Coronado Oro Murano glass vase. Barovier?, ribbed design. Height 20 cm

Barovier and Toso, Italian Murano glass gold flecked dish, height 7 cm. Provenance: Orlando Brown Collection, Mosman

Ercole Barovier (1889 - 1974), Bullicante vase with applied prunts, circa 1945, 31 cm high

Three Murano Venetian goblets and a lidded comport, each with finely blown and gilded decoration, with applied coloured flowers, one with cover, in the style of Giuseppe Barovier (4)

Ercole Barovier for Barovier & Toso, vase with gilded inclusions encased within opaque interior and green glass exterior with clear glass shoulders. Height 24 cm

Ercole Barovier (1889-1974) for Barovier & Toso, a Marina Gemmata vase in Bordeaux, internally decorated with graduated air bubbles and gilded inclusions, the side with raised clear glass shoulders 26 cm. H

Erole Barovier, glass vase with purple open weave design alternating with aventurine highlights within a clear glass casing. Height 24.5 cm

Pair Venetian glass Renaissance style figures, mid 20th century, manufactured Murano, Venice Italy, possibly by Barovier and Toso. Height 31.5 cm

Barovier and Toso Murano Latticino glass vase. Height 28 cm

Barovier and Tosso Murano glass vase. Filligrano pattern. 23 cm

A Barovier footed bowl, the large elliptical bowl in translucent green the surface sprayed with flecks of silver and gold and interspersed with elliptical murrina of varying sizes in burnt orange raised on scalloped foot.

.