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Ewer. China, Ming dynasty, Zhengde mark and period, c. 1519-1521. White porcelain decorated in blue over the glaze, bearing the armillary sphere of king Dom Manuel I on each side of the body. Mark: da Ming nian zao (made in the Zhengde period). H: 180; W: 101 mm. Museum-School of Portuguese Decorative Arts, Lisboa.