Acquisitions

The Léon Courtin-Marcelle Bouché Fund, managed by the King Baudouin Foundation, has purchased a remarkable commemorative pipe, a rare example of Belgian miniature silverware.

The Léon Courtin-Marcelle Bouché Fund, managed by the King Baudouin Foundation, has purchased two remarkable 18th century cabaret trays in Tournai porcelain. The oval trays were used to present a small coffee or tea service for one or two people.

François Schuiten has donated his original drawings in perpetuity to various institutions, including the King Baudouin Foundation.

The Léon Courtin - Marcelle Bouché Fund has just acquired 31 stained glass window prototypes, made in the 1970s. The glass windows, which are in an abstract geometric style, were originally destined for the Church of Saint-Hadelin in Celles, in the province of Namur.

The original score of the only opera composed by Henry Vieuxtemps, La fiancée de Messine, has been acquired by the Manoël de la Serna Fund of the King Baudouin Foundation. The work had sunk into oblivion.

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