Fine pair of Sèvres hard paste vases ovoïdes, circa 1780. The vases have a beau-bleu ground with exceptional gilding. The reserves are finely painted with historical military scenes on one side, and military trophies on the other. [One top is repaired. Both rims chipped.]
Painter’s mark: “HP” for Henri Prévost.
Height - 18" (46cm) Diameter - 10" (26cm)
Another pair of vases of this model but in soft-paste porcelain is in the Victoria and Albert Museum.