An Imperial Russian gilt-bronze centre table, the marble top with a lapidary relief bouquet
Imperial Lapidary Factory in Peterhof, design by Joseph August Satory (1803-1868), bronze mounts by Nichols and Plincke English Shop
the circular top depicting a bouquet of flowers surrounded by a lapis lazuli Greek key border, the gilt-bronze surround with a frieze of cartouches, on a foliate stem and tri-form base mounted with swans, on a scrolling foliate frieze and acanthus cast feet; verso of the top stamped in Cyrillic 'Z.D. IX N 207' (inventory mark of the Winter Palace), paper labels: 'Zimnii Dvorets/Polov.Glavn./Komn/23 Zolot.Gost./N 227' and another: '4134/18'
height: 77cm (30in).; diameter: 72.5cm (28 1/2in).