Serpent dish / Bernard Palissy

Mid-16th century naturalistic earthenware with allegoric decoration of a coiled snake lurking in aquatic plants, by French Renaissance potter Bernard Palissy.

The Parisian Palissy workshop, excelled at casting from life leaves, shells and small animals such as snakes, lizards or insects, to create reliefs for his innovative rustic ware.

Found at V&A’s ceramic collection.

Three more B. Palissy earthenware from the same era

the reptilian side of human anatomy

Music video for  Daniel Dexter‘s  “The Other Day”.  If you have any info on the creator of the video, please send.
Here’s a couple of creatively timeWasting links: pictures of baby crocodile hatching and a short definition of the reptilian complex in wikipedia.
Because we all carry a little monster inside. It’s evidenced.