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Bricks and their molds

Constructor:Fornace G. Manetti, Impruneta (Firenze)
Date:1995

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Built by: Fornace G. Manetti, Impruneta (Florence), 1995

Copies of the four original molds in the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo in Florence that served to make the bricks (conci) used by Brunelleschi to build the dome. The bricks have been made by hand with the same techniques as in Brunelleschi's time.

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