Reredos sentence example
The foreign "retable" is, therefore, what should in English be called a "reredos" (q.v.), though that is not in modern usage a movable feature.
The church of St Peter, erected about 1too and renewed in the Gothic style in the 15th century, has a lofty steeple (365 ft.) and contains a very fine carved oak reredos by Hans Bruggemann, which is regarded as the most valuable work of art in Schleswig-Holstein.
It possesses a fine painted reredos.
This baldachin, called liturgically the ciborium, is sometimes hung from the roof by chains in such a way that it can be lowered or raised; sometimes it is fixed to the wall or reredos; sometimes it is a solid structure of wood covered with metal or of marble supported on four columns.
But in the middle ages the altars were placed against the east wall of the churches, or else against a reredos erected at the east side of the altar, so as to prevent all access to the table from that side; the celebrant was thus brought round to the west side and caused to stand between the people and the altar.Advertisement
Often there is a reredos behind it; it is also fenced in by rails to preserve it from profanation of various kinds.
The church is otherwise remarkable for its reredos and iron work.
The fine church of St James contains an early font with Norman carving, a rich Norman doorway, a painted reredos, and a beautiful old roodstone in good preservation.
Hinds Groome's own memorial is a splendid little reredos, showing the Last Supper.
The reredos, altar rails, and pulpit are of modern carved oak, and were erected by subscription in 1878.Advertisement
The Sanctuary The wooden panel which originally stood behind the main altar presently forms the reredos to the altar in the south aisle.
The same artist also designed the reredos in the Chapel of the Holy Cross.
A donation was made to Elford Church in April 1849 which included a terracotta reredos similar to that of Church Leigh.
Below the window is a paneled reredos, flanked by lofty pinnacles of wood.
The interior contains an interesting Art Nouveau reredos and font.Advertisement
In 1961, the Victorian reredos was removed from the sanctuary of St Mary, to enable a repair to the east wall.
There was a large white sandstone reredos with a figure of Christ on it erected.
Turning ahead of you to the new chancel, there is the mighty alabaster reredos.
The Chancel with its ornate reredos is of a later design by Peter Paul Pugin in 1881.
Some of the chapel stonework including the Italian marble altar reredos more than likely came from the Cistercian Abbey at Llantarnam.Advertisement
Also in the chancel, below the C15 east window, is a carved reredos of the Last Supper.
Colonel and Mrs Seymour of Brockham Park organized a memorial fund to provide the reredos of English oak, carved in Munich.
Behind the altar is a reredos with three painted panels showing the Last Supper.