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Chrismatory for ritual oil from Germany, 1636[1] (silver-gilt, Victoria and Albert Museum, London).

A chrismarium or chrismatory can either be a place in a church set apart for the administration of confirmation or an ampulla or jar, globular in form, usually made of silver or pewter, and used for containing chrism oil.[2]


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This article incorporates text from the Catholic Encyclopedia of 1913, a publication now in the public domain.

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