December 24th, 2014 Last day of Chanukah December 24th, 2014 Christmas Eve December 25th, 2014 Christmas Day December 26th, 2014 Kwanzaa December 31st, 2014 New Year's Eve January 1st, 2015 New Year's Day January 3rd, 2015 Prophet's Birthday January 6th, 2015 Epiphany January 7th, 2015 Orthodox Christmas Day January 13th, 2015 Stephen Foster Memorial Day January 14th, 2015 Orthodox New Year January 16th, 2015 Lee Jackson Day January 19th, 2015 Civil Rights Day January 19th, 2015 Idaho Human Rights Day January 19th, 2015 Confederate Memorial Day January 19th, 2015 Martin Luther King Day January 19th, 2015 Robert E Lee's Birthday
Signed C1880 Russian Tula Imperial Samovar Turnip Shape W/ Under Tray No Reserve For Sale
SIGNED C1880 RUSSIAN TULA IMPERIAL SAMOVAR TURNIP SHAPE W/ UNDER TRAY
listing is for a circa 1880’s Russian Imperial-era samovar or as it translates "self-boiler" made in Tula. It measures 18 ½ inches or 47 cm high, and is 13 inches or 33 cm wide from handle to handle.
A samovar is a heated metal container traditionally used to heat and boil water in. Since the heated water is usually used for making tea, many samovars have an attachment on the tops of their lids to hold and heat a teapot filled with tea concentrate. The samovar is particularly well-suited to tea-drinking in a communal setting over a protracted period. The Russian expression "to have a sit by samovar" means to have a leisurely talk while drinking tea from samovar.
The samovar is made from brass. The body has outstanding design details; with an elaborately fluted Turnip shape body, decorated S-scroll handle pieces, and a pierced waist. All of this set atop a round footed base with pad feet. The base for the tea pot is also pierced and has its original cover for the chimney. It is marked on the lid “TULA” in Cyrillic, along with other marks, please see the photographs. The tray is oval and measures 18 inches or 46 cm wide from handle to handle. The tray is also similarly marked.
The condition over all is very good, with the exception of a few minor dents in the body. Please see the photographs. There is .
Shipping anywhere in the US via UPSGround is $45.00. Shipping to Canada with USPSPriority with full insurance is $95.00. Shipping to all other countries with USPSPriorityplease email for a quote which will be different for most countries.
This item has been shown 0 times.
Signed C1880 Russian Tula Imperial Samovar Turnip Shape W/ Under Tray No Reserve: $455