The vase is wide globular-shaped. The exterior is decorated with blue ruyi clouds, long blue leaves with connective vines, blue lotus with buds, and many imperial designs. The bottom is decorated with Chinese characters.
Porcelain vase in form of ancient bronze. Six vertical tubes below rim, six low relief rectangles around base of neck and six rectangular cubes around waist. Doucai-style decoration with underglaze blue outlines and overglaze red and green enamels. Six roundels around body with pseudo-Arabic script with ruyi and cloud motifs. Lotus leaves and petals around neck and foot. Base unglazed. Ming dynasty Wanli period. The British Museum.