N E W S

North Side - N14MS52

V 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 VI 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


View image


Add image to light table

Pairs of birds

Each side of the capital shows a pair of birds, their heads nestle against each other in the corners; markedly three-dimensional blossoms spring from their beaks. Their bodies form large twisted curves. Their claws fasten on small volutes above the annulet, and their wings meet under the console block in the middle axis.
Quite similar eagles are found on some capitals of the choir of Saint-Sernin in Toulouse. The frieze of the impost block is adorned with paired birds with highly elegant intertwined necks.