Used to contain and drink ritual wine.
The cup consists of three parts: the mouth and the neck, the body, and the base. The mouth and neck part is in funnel shape casted with 4 banana-tree leaves on folding patterns background. The body is casted with a dragon-forming vines on folding patterns background. The inscription is engraved in the mouth with the following content:
Made by the Emperor
Learning the ancestors, I made balanced items. Learn that beauty since it brings happiness and longevity.
Minh Mang, Ky Hoi Year
Adapted from the ritual wine cup of Shang Dynasty