Newel or finial or what? : Cathedral of Saint Nicolas : Fribourg, CH
What do you call a carved lion at the end of a stair rail where the newel or a finial might reside? Well, regardless, this little guy caught my eye. He's guarding the staircase that leads to the pulpit in Saint Nicolas Cathedral in Fribourg.
Photo copyright: Janet M Kincaid, 8/10