White-throated dipper is an aquatic small songbird and the Norway national bird. The throat and the upper breast is white, he lives near water, the name comes from his sudden dips to eat larvae and small crustaceans.
Antique Greek terracotta vase theme: democracy. People is allegorically represented by an ox, a winged goddess gives it water while another goddess (or owner) is lashing it. Things don’t seem to have changed a lot since.