St. Barthélemy’s. LINGE. 26. Route. 255
the history of St. Anthony (1860-63). — Montagne de Bueren and
Pare Citadelle, see p. 256
At No. 108 Rue Féronstrée, a little to the W., at the corner of
the Rue Hongr s the Musée d’Ansembourg (Pl. 2; D, 2), in an
aristocratic mansion built in Uisbee0 and preserved in its original
state. The garden extended down to the river. Adm. free daily
except Sat.; in summer 8-412 (Sun. & holidays 9-1) and 2-5; in
winter 10-12 (Sun. 10-1) and 2-4, Printed guide 10c.
r om ee ved window-shutters, old
of Louis XIV and Louis XV.
ings and the kitchen is lined
y Gérard de Lairesse
c ul be noticed. —
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angle of the Place St, Barthélemy, which opens off
the Rue Féronstrée (electric tramway No. 4, see p. 246), stands the
Church of St. Barthélemy (PI. D, 2), a Ron h nesque basilica of the
41th cent. (the interior mad mized in the 18th cent.), with two
towers (chimes). The baptistery, to the left of the choir, contains
an inte g Stone iia bronze, cast in 1112 by Renier de Huy for
the Abbey of Orva p. 235). It rests on ten oxen, and is embel-
lished with five ee rate representing John the Baptist preach-
the Baptism of Zaccheus, the Baptism of Christ in Jordan,
r baptising Cornelius the centurion, and John the Evangelist
baptising Crato the philosopher.
Adjacent is the Maison Curtius (Pl. 1; D, 2), Quai de Maast-
richt 10, an interesting limestone and brick building, with a lofty
roof and tower and us sculptures, erected in 1600 for Jean
Curtius. It was long used for the Mont de Piété (pawn-office), but in
1909 it was re-opened as the ArcHz0LoGI0AL Museum (Musée Arché-
ologique). Adm. as to the Musée d Ansembourg (see above). Ilu-
strated catalogue for the Belgian-Roman and Frankish section, 50c.
Grounp Fic y she right of the entrance is a Liege kilchen of
the 47th cen . The second door on the right admits to the valuable
*c llo-Roman, and Frankish antiquities, found
of Lié Room I. Terracottas; glass. In the
» bronzes: Ewer and basin, crab, inkstand, bronze
pen, “frag bronze aoe gs granting honourable discharge to a legion-
ary (of the tial of Trajan; 98 A.D.). Below are small bronze figures of a
lion, ram, scorpion, and ie heads of Satyrs and eae ey etc., from the
so-called Fontaine d’Angleur (p. 258), which was probably a shrine of
Mithr Ath gla is a vase from Jupille, with reliefs of the
gods of the s plan 200m II (Salle des Tomb 3elgian-Roman
graves with their contents. — Room III. Frankish terracottas, glass,
tools, and ornaments. — Room IV. Roman coins found in Belgiom.
First Froor. ‘To the left in the anteroom is a Brussels tapestry
(48th cent.). The other rooms contain furniture, wood-carvings from
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