A large Italian scagliola low table,
by CFC, Florence, 1980
the oval slate top painted with a troika, the ends with initials M and G (Cyrillic), within an engraved gilt decorated border, on a carved giltwood base
60cm. high, 242cm. long, 122cm. wide, 23 1/2in., 95 1/4in., 48in.
Commissioned by Mstislav Rostropovich and Galina Vishnevskaya for their Paris residence.