Born in 1803, he died in 1874. Toward the mid-19th century he succeded in producing a multicoloured glass paste with a gold leaf that was used in the restoration of the St. Mark Basilica. In 1846 he rediscovered the type of glass in imitation of agate and calcedonio. For a number of years he worked with the firm of Laboratorio diArte Musiva Salviati dott. Antonio.