A pair of massive French Sèvres-style vases with gilded bronze mounts, signed Desprez, 19th C.

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H.: 180,5 cm (each vase on stand)
H.: 111,5 cm (each vase)
W.: 50 cm (each vase, incl. the mounts)

Condition: (UV-checked)
- One in excellent condition.
- One with two hairline cracks on the foot, otherwise in good condition.
- The covers with a few very small superficial chips on the rim.
- Minor wear to the gilding throughout.

Ref.:
- Sotheby's, New York, 24 October 2019, for a single, smaller example, also signed Desprez. (link)

Estimate: € 20000 - € 40000