This building dates from the mid
14th century. In the early years of
the 20th century it was purchased by
the antique dealer Elia Volpi, who
restored and furnished it to recreate
a period Florentine home.
rooms, several of which are decorated with frescoes and fine coffered
ceilings, contain carved and inlaid
furniture, chests, benches, paintings,
tapestry, sculptures, ceramics, items
used every day and in the kitchens.