was commonly reserved in a piece of liturgical furniture called a tabernacle.
Often these were independent structures that resembled houses. Some
received impressive heights such as the Sacraments Tabernacle carved by Adam
Kraft, 1493-96) for the church of St. Sebald, Nuremberg. (Viollet-le-Duc,
Mobilier 1:247: Church of Sénanque, 13th century)
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