The first panel depicts a lotus flower and a pair of egrets. The latter symbolizes the love of a married couple, and the former wishes for their harmony. The second panel depicts chrysanthemums, sparrows, and a hawk sitting in a pine tree. The pine tree and chrysanthemums symbolise longevity while the hawk signifies the sincerity of a scholar. The egrets are represented with simple brushstrokes, and the lotus leaves and pips are drawn without outlines.