Condition: One vase with a short hairline of 1cm to lip, the other with a small chip of 1cm to base repaired. Overall very good condition with old wear, traces of use and some kiln grit and firing flaws.
Provenance: From a French private collection. Old collector’s inventory number “P.2.25” painted to the base of one of the vases. Old paper label at the side of the other vase.
Weight: 691.9 and 695.2 g.
Dimensions: Height 25 cm each.
The recessed bases each with a studio mark in a rectangular reserve, the foot rim and parts of the interior unglazed. (2)
Auction result comparison: Compare with a related dehua gu at Sotheby’s New York on March 20th, 2019, in Important Chinese Art, lot 743.