lām-smiþ

lām-smiþ, m.n: worker in clay, potter. (LAHM-SMITH / ˈlaːm-ˌsmɪθ)

Medieval manuscript image of a man straddling a large potters wheel; in one hand he grips a long stick for spinning the wheel and in the other hand he uses a knife to sculpt a lump of clay.
St Augustine’s De Civitate Dei, trans by Raoul de Presles; France, 14th century; Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Français 22912, f. 227v. [gallica.bnf.fr]

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