From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
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]


  1. ^ "Chrismatory". Metalwork. Victoria and Albert Museum. Retrieved 2007-08-18. 
  2. ^ PD-icon.svg Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Chrismarium". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 

See also[edit]

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainHerbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "article name needed". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton.