Dimensions: Height: 41cm. Base Width and Height: 15cm x 15cm x 9cm
a critique of extreme nationalism and patriotism
“Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.” Arthur Schopenhauer.
“It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.” Voltaire
Material: Brass - Copper - Wood. (Old Hand Held Gas Lamp Burners 1890s 1900.)