The Feast of Dedication is also mentioned in John where it mentions Jesus being at the Jerusalem Temple during "the Feast of Dedication" and further notes "and it was winter." The Greek term used in John is "the renewals" (Greek ta engkainia τὰ ἐγκαίνια).Churches under the authority of a bishop (e.g., Orthodox, Roman Catholic, or Anglican) are usually dedicated by the bishop in a ceremony that used to be called that of consecration, but is now called that of dedication.It is now illegal in most countries to sell commercial silver without the appropriate hallmarks.To the untrained eye, the hallmarks look like nothing more than artistic enhancements. The trained silver trader can instantly tell the value of a piece simply by observing its hallmarks.If you contact us about this item or the partner item that will follow,we can tell you more. As the years pass,top quality porcelain candlesticks are getting harder to find. Here we have another Dresden/Volkstedt candelabra base,the partner to the aforementioned. 3 Items of Victorian bisque Porcelain, all dating approximately 1870 A./ Really nice figurine of a smartly dressed "Dandy", excellent facial features, with blue/gilt pallette.c1870.7inches tall. Pretty Victorian porcelain teapot,milk jug,sugar bowl and four cups and saucers. Excellent set with delightful scenes of Italian gardens.6 trios,jug and bowl. £58 jug and sugar bowl.please not how exceptionally nice the jug is.. Procter of Staffordshire a very good pottery of that time. These pretty tea sets must have looked so beautiful all laid out on crisp white lace cloths, when time was measured by the sedate clip clop of the elegant horse and carriage, so very far removed from our modern, day hectic lives..(Many things have improved with the passage of time ,but there again on reflection some things most certainly have not). If you like Dresden you will like this,perhaps a gift for someone who appreciates quality.. Attractive hand painted Gainsborough lady figurine standing 6inches tall.A beautiful thing made of the finest porcelains and dating from Georgian English times,c 1820. Shows poor old mum lying in bed not well,and Dad sitting on the bed nursing the baby, The caption says it all "Twelve months after marriage". For sale £39 B./ Another smart young man dressed as a Regency Fop, showing off his fancy waistcoat and coiffered,powdered wig. Restrained decoration that somehow compliments the fine white of the china. We can also sell this elegant Victorian teaset cheaper as the whole lot Really beautiful Blush ivory Trios,consisting of Cup,saucer and plate. She is in excellent condition and was made in Japan in around 1920 for the European market.Wood was used so prevalently in those days, because it was abundant and less expensive to use than other costly alternatives, hence many objects with sometimes more than one purpose were turned and carved, which makes collecting treen and other wooden bygones such a satisfying and interesting hobby.Dedication is the act of consecrating an altar, temple, church, or other sacred building.
From 1327 onward, it became an offence to sell any precious metal in Great Britain and its territories without appropriate hallmarks.In law, the word is used of the setting apart by a private owner of a road to public use. by Judas Maccabeus, his brothers, and the elders of the congregation of Israel in commemoration of the reconsecration of the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem, and especially of the altar of burnt offerings, after they had been desecrated during the persecution under Antiochus Epiphanes (168 BC).The Feast of Dedication, today Hanukkah, once also called "Feast of the Maccabees," was a Jewish festival observed for eight days from the 25th of Kislev (usually in December, but occasionally late November, due to the lunisolar calendar). The significant happenings of the festival were the illumination of houses and synagogues, a custom probably taken over from the Feast of Tabernacles, and the recitation of Psalm 30:1-12.Antique Treen - a brief history In the latter half of the twentieth century, interest in treen and other wooden bygone objects grew considerably, as with interest in antiques in general.Treen covers a wide spectrum of objects, however ornaments are never described as treen, as all treen were made for a specific use and in their making a well proportioned attractive form is conveyed through a high level of craftsmanship.