'One tradition has it that the use of a swinging censer
in the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral began in the 11th century.
On 2nd June 2010, a judgment was handed down by the Court to the effect that the three Phrygian bowls and two Byzantine censers
which had been secured by order of 16th December 2009 had to be handed over to the claimant.
with modelled feline head (taken from Posnansky 1945: Plate XIc).
Another recent sale saw quite a few pieces of Oriental works of art come in, an antique Chinese bronze censer
, pictured, of archaic form, on a stand realised PS2,200.
Edinburg's collection includes four superb, three-legged Southern celadon censers
. These jewels, one not more than one inch tall (fig.
At the beginning of the month, Christie's Hong Kong offered a majestic pair of cloisonne enamel double crane censers
The ingredients in the sacred incense (ktoret) are the matter of much debate and endless speculation as with the mentioned theoretical linking of cannabis (Benet 1976) to various "aromatics." (2) The anthropologist Margaret Joyce Field speculated that Moses might have inhaled crude nitrous oxide, by placing crystals of ammonium nitrate on hot metal dishes or censers
(Luck 2006), in an intriguing theory in view of the Chinese sources discussed below.
(4) Similar details surface in 'The Visionary', which mentions letters written in 'Tyrian fire' and 'strange Arabesque censers
The trinkets section contains various pieces of jewelry, censers
, rings, and silver trinkets, in addition to a golden censor and an inkwell dating back to 150 years.
It is worth mentioning is that another joint Yemeni-Belgian mission has already announced finding a mountainous cave lengthens 3 km and contains some ancient buildings and temples besides clay pots, censers
and other tools related to performing some kind of rituals inside those temples dating back to the third century AD, according to the initial analysis.
Dim lighting is appropriate here and the lamps and censers
do at least give a sense of the physicality of Orthodox worship, but one wants candlelight, incense smoke, and glittering gold to set them off properly.
On this particular Sunday, perfumed smoke floated from silver censers
toward the cathedral's vaulted ceilings while parishioners recited the Lord's Prayer and took Communion.