International exhibition of large-scale industry, science and applications, old Walloon art in Liege 1930

May 3, 1930 - November 3, 1930


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Exhibition of Old Walloon Art

Exhibition of Old Walloon Art at the Exhibition Liege 1930

It is divided into two sections: civil art, to be installed in the Palais des Beaux-Arts in the Parc de la Boverie; and religious art, to be installed in the new Saint-Vincent church.

Programme: Sculpture: ivory, stone, wood, busts, statues, altarpieces. Miniatures. Painting. Goldsmithing, enamelware: caskets, reliquaries, chalices, monstrances, ciboria. Seals, coins, medals. Manuscripts. Engravings, Prints. Books, Prints, Binding. Furniture and Seating: sideboards, credenzas, sideboards, scribans, chests of drawers, wardrobes, clock cases, consoles, tables, armchairs, chairs, etc. Silverware: coffee pots, sugar bowls, teapots, salt and pepper shakers, mustard pots, dishes, plates, torches, etc. Pewter: tableware and various utensils. Brassware: dishes, reflectors, basins, torches, chandeliers. Ironwork: grills, decorative objects.

In the Palais des Beaux-Arts, there are a dozen beautiful reconstructions of old interiors, from the 15th century to the beginning of the last century.

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