Tear bottles

These objects are tear bottles (bottles with a long neck and a spherical reservoir. They were used to collect tears of the familie of the deceased and were placed next to the body in the cofin.) which i melted into phallic objects.

Because tears had/have a sexual connotation (in the 19e century). Philosofer Corian said that they best way to seduce a woman is to show her your face full of tears.

jaartal: 2011


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