The short vertical neck is decorated with a key motif repeat. The shoulders are decorated with a tapered lappet device repeat. The open large scale decoration features two mythical kylin in a suggested landscape of mountains. The opposing side depicts a moonlit valley with assorted foliage and stylized clouds. The base is unglazed with turning marks and discolored with good evidence of age.
An approaching army in the foreground, with pikes or lances held in fists. A mounted soldier in the background carries a lance. At the top of the image is the phrase, left to right: "EINE feste Burg ist unser GOTT" — the first line to Martin Luther's hymn, "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God."
A depiction of the wars that resulted from Martin Luther's Reformation - specifically, an army marching to battle under the banner of Martin Luther's most famous hymn, "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God."