Russian Silver Plate Samovar
This unique Russian samovar is embossed with graduated swirl design on all sides. The turned wood handles, tiered lid, cut out design on base and ornate design of the spigot add to the appeal. The lid is hallmarked with maker and Cyrillic lettering, has wood finials and functioning steam vent. The underside has the ash removal feature.
Top - Purveyor of the Court of the Imperial Highness of the Grand Duke [duke's name is illegible]
Bottom - [one word can't decipher - maybe "estate"] factory of the honorable citizens brothers Vorontsovykh in Tula (city)
Поставщ. Двора Его Императорскаго Высоч.Великого Княз. [illegible]
Фабрика потомст. почет. гражд. Бр. Воронцовыхъ въ Тулъ
Circa early 1900s.
H 21" D 14"