Château de la Montagne (Nièvre)

This 18th-century château with a 19th-century park by Choulot features a pottery a manufacturing site. It was a well-known destination as a thermal spa in the 19th century. Members of French high society stayed there, including Empress Eugénie, the Queens of Spain and Portugal, Chateaubriand, and Nicolas de Staël.

Project

Restoration of  the pottery manufacturing site on the estate, an industrial heritage complex from 1844 that produced major pieces of St. Honoré faïence coveted by collectors

Amount Awarded

$5,000 (in addition to the 2019 FHS Grant of $20,000)

Grant Sponsor

Washington Regional Chapter

Year

2020