chrismatory


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chrismatory

(ˈkrɪzmətərɪ; -trɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Roman Catholic Church) RC Church a small receptacle containing the three kinds of consecrated oil used in the sacraments
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The upright mortar and pestle, standing separately from the other objects, suggest a chrismatory, imparting something altar-like to the stone ledge; the other elements however keep the image in the realm of the quotidian.