Museum of Earthenware - Jules Verlingue

14, rue Jean-Baptiste Bousquet
29000 Quimper
Phone : (33) 98 90 12 72

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Earthenware are a tradition of the city of Quimper which dates back from the end of the XVth century. The museum Jules Verlingue relates the evolution of the Quimper earthenware fabric through centuries thanks to a permanent exhibition of 500 pieces which certain are unique. You will discover the birth and the evolution of a "style Quimper", presentation of the remarkable work of Alfred Beau, the time of artists or the extremely various production between the two world wars, from grès Odetta to the colonial exhibit. You will also discover the craft, the techniques and the secrets of the earthenware work.

Temporary annual exhibit.