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Anna Pottery, Snake Jug, c. 1865, stoneware with painted decoration, 31.75 x 21.11 x 22.07 cm (Minneapolis Institute of Art)
The makers of this ostentatious ceramic jug used images from popular satire to poke fun at the Civil War politics.

Anna Pottery, Snake jug






Detail of Oba, Benin plaque, MFA, Boston
How to impress your courtiers: a lesson from the Kingdom of Benin

Benin Plaques