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


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 .

The body of salvation 10 3 loli Kalavrezou 10 The symbolism of the censer in Byzantine representations of the Dormition of the Virgin 11 7 Maria Evangelatou 1I.

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.