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Probably the heirs of V. S. Batashev (Russian, Tula)
late 19th or early 20th century
Russian, Tula
Copper, brass, wood
Overall: 16 1/4 × 11 1/8 × 11 3/4 in. (41.3 × 28.3 × 29.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Bernadette Meignin, in memory of Cyril de St. Cyril Romanov, 2001
Accession Number:
Not on view
A strong brew of tea contained in a teapot and warmed on the top of the samovar can be mixed with the desired amount of water supplied from the spigot below. The water in the samovar is kept hot by an interior well filled with glowing coals.
Signature: Signed: Batashev / Tula (probably the heirs of V.S. Batashev)

Inscription: Inscribed (on the body, in cyrillic): (see cards)
Inscribed (on the lid, in cyrillic): (see cards)
Bernadette Meignin (until 2001; to MMA)
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