Two Chinese famille verte baluster vases
Kangxi six-character marks, 19th century
Each enamelled with a continuous scene around the exterior in the 17th century style, one with two gentlemen riding accompanied by a boy carrying a folded parasol observed by two scholars beside pagodas amongst rockwork and pine groves and two further scholars beside a willow, the other vase with six scholars enjoying refreshments in a pavilion surrounded by a lotus pond amidst a rocky pine grove with three further gentlemen gazing at a fisherman from a humped bridge, both vases with scenes of rivers and mountains around the neck. Each 44.5cm high (2).
- Please note that the base of one vase has several hairline cracks.