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FLOWER POTS IN THE CLOISTER | Old Portuguese Stuff

FLOWER POTS IN THE CLOISTER

Amarante Cloister

Amarante Cloister

Amarante Cloister

Amarante Cloister

Amarante Cloister

A couple of interesting things in the cloister of São Gonçalo: the massive square ionic columns in the ground floor, capped by large flower pots (now sadly out of use); and the upper row of more orthodox-looking columns, also ionic, whose shafts consciously intersect the moldings of the parapet.

Igreja de São Gonçalo, Amarante, Architect Mateus Lopes (Mateo Lopez)

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