Early 18th century
Source of information
Type of sourcecalendar “Art Calendar 1988”
Author(s) А. Pobedinskaya, G. Komelova, I. Uhanova
Fund that the source refers toThe State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Made for Catherine 1, wife of Peter the Great, the drop-leaf table with an oval top (when extended) was modelled on contemporary English examples.Its painted decoration is however characteristic of Russian art of the Petrine epoch.