Poterie A Chiostra

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8, rue Chiostra, La Citadelle
20250 Corte
+33 4 95 46 19 53
GPS : 42.304571,9.150334

Leonelli pottery workshop

Arts and crafts
Ceramic Utility and culinary décorative.Faiences.
Candlesticks, trays decorated large (55 cm).

When pottery rhymes with poetry

In Scoliscia street, on the left, you see a sign: "Pottery Leonelli."
You are driven into a narrow alley. As in a maze, you follow your path through the old stone houses in Corte. You will join a small courtyard and discover the workshop, which has lost none of its authenticity of yesteryear. You enter through the back door and watch the craftsman work and shaping the clay, with a dexterity that leaves you speechless. In the silence, it seems to engage in a real ceremony. Around him, you find the material he takes the time to introduce yourself. The small room at the back leads you in the oven, which freezes the clay to form a creative idea an object. On leaving the workshop, you can finally see the pieces created, ranging from food service to decorative items for the less original: ceramics, decorative and useful, pottery ...
Different colors and shades make you dizzy. You do not know what to put on your eyes! A visit captivating, full of information, on an ancient craft and historic.

Open all year annual Closure November, December.