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Haus des Stadtschreibers Otto von Schwartz

Rathausgasse 1 | 7000 Chur/Cuira/Coira
On the grounds of a Late Gothic house built around 1680-87, with the combined coat-of-arms of the Schwartz-Davaz family above a beautiful, richly sculptured portal jamb; three-storey corner bartizan with a dome. Exquisite wood panelled room; tower-stove 1700 by David Pfau. Renovated 1963.

(Kunstführer durch Graubünden, Hg. Gesellschaft für Schweizerische Kunstgeschichte. Eng. translation of the title: Art Guide of Graubünden, ed. Society for the History of Swiss Art, Zurich 2008. This book has only been published in German.)