Restorer Stefano Landi tells you about the history and the relocation of this ancient holy water stoup which belonged to a noble Florentine lord

#smnstory is a project that aims to meet together the public of Santa Maria Novella (virtual and otherwise) with cultural heritage professionals. Every two weeks we will publish an expert's interview to tell you about the 'behind the scenes' of the important processese of protection and conservation which takes place every day around the artworks that you might admire every day.

In this video-interview the restorer Stefano Landi will tell you about the history and the relocation of this ancient holy water stoup which belonged to a noble Florentine lord. Until recently, the work was kept in the Bargello Museum. After a restoration intervention it was finally relocated to its original position.

Video by Domenico Scarpino

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The Bordoni's holy water stoup
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