Treasure of Oignies Priory Church

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A room in the Museum of Ancient Arts of Namur houses the treasure of this priory. Saved from 1940 air raids, it includes early-13C works (evangelistaries and reliquaries) by a finely skilled Mosan goldsmith, Brother Hugo d'Oignies; the delicate nature of his work can be seen in particular in the black-background medallions, the filigree and the leaf decoration, often depicting little hunting scenes.

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Address:

r. Julie-Billiard 17, 5000 Namur

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