This pair of pot-pourri vases relates in its iconography and taste to a pot-pourri vase of circa 1815 illustrated in H. Ottomeyer, P. Pröschel, et. al., Vergoldete Bronzen, Munich, 1986, vol. I, p. 364, fig. 5.12.7. A further pair with ormolu bases and flute-playing putti seated on the handles was sold anonymously, Sotheby's New York, 21 May 1994, lot 121.