(1895 - 1947)
Nicolo Barovier is known for vases.
Biography Nicolo Barovier
Nicolò Barovier, born in Murano in 1895 to an extended family with a long tradition in the field of glassmaking, distinguished himself as a masterful designer of art glass notable for its exceptional beauty and technical virtuosity.
He and his older brother Ercole joined the family glasshouse, owned by their father, Benvenuto, and uncle, Giuseppe, in 1919 and the furnace's name was changed from Artisti Barovier to Vetreria Artistica Barovier. Both elders were maestros, revered especially for their creations in the ancient technique of murrina, or mosaic glass. This intricate process involves glass canes of various colors being arranged in a pre-conceived pattern, then heated, fused, elongated into rods and cut into thin
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