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Bronze baptismal font from the Church of Notre Dame des Fonts, Liege, with relief decoration depicting the baptism of Christ supported on a base of sculpted oxen

RIBApix ref no RIBA32145
Architect/DesignerRainer of Huy (fl. 1107-1144)
Artist/PhotographerLethaby, William Richard (1857-1931)
CountryBelgium
CityLiege
Subject Date1118
Image Date1800
ViewInterior
StyleRomanesque
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSD77/5
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The font was originally made for the church of Notre Dame des Fonts in Liege but was later moved to St Bartholomew (Saint-Barthelemy), also in Liege.

Subject tags

churches, sculpture, bronze, decorative stonework, church fittings