Roof finials

A little bit of pottery style added to a roof finial could announce a building owner’s business, call on stories from the bible for deliverance, make a political point, or simply look quite pretty. These roofs are topped with fanciful pottery twiddles. Montfort sur Risle, Normandy. * April squares


The Regional Museum of Pottery is located on an authentic site including three large tunnel ovens and ten additional buildings evoking the industry of yore. In the 19th century, the village of Ger had a pottery industry employing 700 workers. Production concentrated on stoneware pots, fired at high temperature (1260° C), which were exported throughContinue reading “Pottery”