Lectern (Plainchant?)
Portugal
1632
These pieces of furniture with a double rotating top were designed for supporting larger book sizes, be it reading or sung texts. They were generally placed at the choir loft, the area of the church which was circumscribed to the clergymen who were in charge of liturgical chanting.

Wood
Dimensions: width: 120 cm height: 213 cm

Funchal Cathedral (Sé)
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