Antique silver ware from our stock
Gorgeous samovar from a family property in old Russia. A precious unique piece, made especially for the family. This is not a real samovar, which is cooking water with charcoal, but a combination of a pot for the tea concentrate and a bigger container for the hot water, which is hold on temperature by a heater below. Triangle base with rounded corners, standing on three foots, inside the base is the heater, with a container for alcohol. Over the base, on long claw foots stands the container for hot water, with spout and handle with wooden inlay. On this container stands a pot for tea concentrate, with high, profiled foot, high spout, wooden handle and domed lid with wooden knob. Rich decoration: stylized acanthus leaves, masks, relief frieze, pearl frieze and rocailles. A really gorgeous art work! Condition very good, cleaned. Function not proofed! 19th century, unreadable brand in the base plate.
Height appr. 16,3 inch
Max. width appr. 12,6 inch
Width of the foot appr. 8,7 inch
Pot for the tea concentrate appr. 750 ml
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