Samovar with tray - Copper

Description
Samovar with tray - Copper
Russia - First half 20th century

Russian, USSR ?, samovar with tray, tea can and leaking bowl, not polished, brass
In used, yet decent condition.
Marks on the samovar and tray present.
Size; high 40 cm, without tea jug, wide 30 cm
Tea jug with soldering.
NB complete samovars you don't often come across

In Russia, the Samovar was used for making tea and cooking water.
A heated tube or cylinder runs through the middle of the Samovar and thus keeps the water in the container warm.
The tube can be filled at the bottom with different types of fuel such as coal or charcoal.
At the front of the Samovar is a tap where hot water is drained.
From the tea pot which stood on top of the Samovar, the concentrated tea (tea extract) zavarka could then be removed and combined with the warm water.

Lot details
Object
Samovar with tray
Material
Copper
Estimated Period
First half 20th century
Country of Origin
Russia
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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