Ewer with flying sea-dragons, Ming dynasty, China, 1550-1575. A blue and white ewer of Western Asian metal shape. On either side of the ewer is a drop or heart-shaped panel containing flying sea-dragons and a flaming pearl with peach and leaves at the garlic shaped top of the long and narrowing neck. The long handle and spout have floral decoration, the spout is tied to the body with a ceramic bridge. The base has a shop mark.