There is a small museum in the same building displaying 19th-century workbenches and tools as well as vases and portraits showing pietre dure work. Several table tops decorated with pietre dure are on display: one inlaid with a harp and garlands by Zocchi, made in 1849, another with flowers and birds, designed by Niccolo Betti in 1855. A stockpile of exquisite marbles and other semi-precious stones dates back to Medici times. Spedale degli Innocenti Â© Piazza della Santissima Annunziata 12. Map 2 D4. Q (055) 247 79 52. Open 8:30am-2pm Thu-Tue, 8:30am-lpm Sun, (last adm: 30 mins before closing). Closed public hols. Adm charge 0 The hospital is named after Herod’s biblical Massacre of the Innocents following the birth of Jesus.
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