Lot 17

Ioan Nemțoi

Cordoba Glass Bowl

Blown glass
26 × 9 cm (10.2 × 3.5 inch)


Sold for €300


Artwork description

Signed bottom, in white

Lot Notes

Courtesy of Mircea Brenciu
Courtesy of Mircea Brenciu

The collection is known for its dramatic water colours, exquisite design, and artist signature. Nemțoi glass bowls and vases are high-quality, colorful, unique creations that will add brilliance and light to any setting.

With more than 15 years of experience in the field, numerous participations in exhibitions and international art fairs, and with many works present in private collections or glass museums, Ioan Nemțoi is one of the best rated contemporary glass artists, appreciated for his creativity as well as for his impeccable technique of blown glass. 

Courtesy of Vodafone Foundation


Ioan Nemțoi

b. Botoșani, Romania , 1964


Solo (Selection)
  • 2004 - "My extravaganza", The Gallery@Oxo, London (International)
  • 2004 - "A Show of Hands", Petroff Gallery, Toronto, Canada (International)
  • 2003 - "Water and Fire", Cotroceni National Museum, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 2002 - "Eden", Romanian Cultural Center, Paris (International)
  • 2002 - "The Betrayal", Artech Gallery, Soho, New York (International)
Group (Selection)
  • 2002 - Exhibition, Nieuwegein Gallery, Utrecht, Netherlands (International)
  • 2002 - De Smederij Gallery, Leerdam, Netherlands (International)
  • 2002 - World Trade Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands (International)
  • 2001 - Orizont Gallery, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 2001 - Simeza Gallery, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 2000 - International Glass Art Exhibition, Alizay, France (International)
  • 1999 - Glass Art Exhibition, Tucson, Arizona, USA (International)
  • 1998 - Glass Exhibition, World Trade Center, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 1996 - Art Exhibition, Paris, France (International)
  • 1991 - International Glass Exhibition, Kanazawa, Japan (International)
  • 1990 - “16-22”, Dalles, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 1989 - Glass and Ceramics Art Exhibition, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 1988 - Republican Exhibition, Bucharest, Romania (National)
Fair (Selection)
  • 2003 - American International Art Fair, West Palm Beach, Florida (International)
  • 2003 - “Gaudeamus” Art Fair, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 2001 - Glass Art Fair, Osaka, Japan (National)
  • 2000 - International Art Fair, Copenhagen, Denmark (International)
  • 2000 - Lineart Art Fair, Ghent, Belgium (International)
  • 2000 - Glass Art Fair, Leerdam, Netherlands (International)
  • 2000 - Glass Art Fair, Leerdam, Netherlands (International)


  • Simona Nastac , "From London to London: Relocating my Extravaganza", Cultural Observer, 2004
  • Peter Layton , "My extravaganza: an exhibition of glass by Ioan Nemțoi", Contemporary Glass Society Newsletter , 2004
  • Simona Nastac , "The Art of Glass – Architecture and Complexity”, Arhitext, 2004
  • Ioan Es. Pop, "Arresting the outpouring of light” , Discover, 2003
  • Simona Nastac , "Water and Fire”, Cultural Observer, 2003
  • Aurelia Mocanu, "Ioan Nemțoi, an erupting volcano” , Igloo, 2003
  • Piet Augustijn, “De Vele Gezichten van Het Glas van Ioan Nemțoi", Glaskunstbeurs Leerdam Catalogue, 2002
  • Meda Popea, "Journey in the World of Glass”, Elle Deco , 1999


For this particular benefit auction, no additional buyer's premium will be charged on the hammer price. The final sale price will equal the hammer price.

You can choose to pick up the Lot from the Lavacow office in Bucharest, free of charge, or have it delivered from our office to your address, in which case you will cover any related expenses and taxes.



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