Censer Handle with Virgin Orant | Byzantine | The Met - virgin censer

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virgin censer


In later Byzantine churches, incense was released from standing censers with large handles (katzen). On this handle, the Virgin is shown in the prayer pose that .

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Censer; copper alloy; with low circular foot and rounded sides, with scenes in angel approaches seated Virgin; the Baptism, St John stands to right with right.