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A Victorian-era lachrymosa, also called lachrymatory, tear catchers, or tear vials. Sometimes worn on a necklace, sometimes merely held, they were used the gather the tears wept by mourners at funerals. One type of lachrymosa had a special top which allowed the tears to evaporate (signifying the time to stop mourning), others had a sealed top to allow the tears to last for a year, at which point they would be poured on the grave of the person whom the tears were wept for.

Lacrymal - C. Etched Glass Tear Catcher Antique glass tear catcher or scent bottle. In Victorian times (the mid glass vials were used by mourners to collect their tears for the first year after the death of a loved one.

Civil War era TEAR BOTTLE (Image1) known as a "lachrymose", also used during the Victorian era.

Civil War era TEAR BOTTLE known as a "lachrymose", also used during the Victorian era.

Antique Victorian Tear Catchers | Antique Enameled Gold Glass Tear Catcher Lachrymatory Scent Perfume ...

Antique Victorian Tear Catchers | Antique Enameled Gold Glass Tear Catcher Lachrymatory Scent Perfume ...

1870 Victorian Tear bottle. Those mourning the loss of loved ones would collect their tears in bottles. When the tears had evaporated, the mourning period would end.

1870 Victorian Tear bottle - Those mourning their loss would collect their tears in bottles. When the tears evaporated, the mourning period would end.

Lachrymores

“Lacrimosa or tear bottles of the Victorian era. The mourners would collect their tears & mourn until the tears evaporated.

Antique Gorham Sterling Silver Fontainebleau Perfume Bottle Flask Circa 1885

Antique Gorham Sterling Silver Fontainebleau Perfume Bottle Flask Circa 1885

Antique Gorham Sterling Silver Fontainebleau Pattern Perfume Bottle Flask, Circa This wonderful rare perfume flask is made of solid silver. It has a hand chiseled look on the sides and a highly

Victorian Perfume Bottle Silverplate Overlay Lay Down Tear Drop Chain Holland

Victorian Perfume Bottle SilverPlate Overlay Lay Down Tear Drop Chain Holland

c1800 ANTIQUE GEORGIAN TEAR CATCHER CUT GLASS & GILT PERFUME SCENT BOTTLE

c1800 ANTIQUE GEORGIAN TEAR CATCHER CUT GLASS & GILT PERFUME SCENT BOTTLE

Victorian tear catcher or lachrymatory bottle - hand blown gilded and etched glass

Victorian tear catcher or lachrymatory bottle - hand blown gilded and etched glass

Lachrymatory - Tear Catcher

Under the thespian sky: Tear Catcher

victorian tear catchers | Victorian tear catcher for funerals

A Victorian-era lachrymosa, also called lachrymatory, tear catchers, or tear vials.

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