The poem may be translated, 'Over mountains and seas bringing scenes of the Three Peaks, then painting them forth as Eight Views of Xiao-Xiang'. The seals may be translated, 'companions to leisure', 'trimming bamboo' and 'sturdy pine'
A closely related vase dated to the Qianlong period is illustrated by Soame Jenyns in Later Chinese Porcelain, London, 1951, pl. XCIII, no. 1, and another with a slightly longer neck, and a Qianlong seal mark, in the Freer Gallery of Art is illustrated in Oriental Ceramics, The World's Great Collections, Tokyo, 1981, vol. 9, col. pl. 26
Another Qianlong vase with similar decoration and form, inscribed with a poem and the seal of Tang Ying, formerly in the Collection of Wong kai zur (sic), and the Charles E. Russell Collection, was sold at was sold at Sotheby's, Hong Kong, November 15, 1988, lot 52, from the Paul and Helen Bernat Collection