Thursday, October 30, 2008

Architectural ornament

Here's a neat bit of architectural ornamentation I spotted on the corner of a building in Haidhausen, Munich. 
I don't know its history, but I'd like to think that it was salvaged from a building that might have stood on this site before the current post-war building was erected. In any case, it's a nice piece of pastoral symbolism that seems to link the city to the Bavarian countryside and the region's agrarian past.