KB 126 | Samovar-Vase
The body is in the shape of a bowl, with concave walls, engraved with ovals. The circle is wide, convex. The lid is stepped. A wide flat ring is soldered on top of the crown, and the slots are oval. The cap is low, flat. Grip in the form of a flat bone ring, mounted on a long, wide, round rod. The handles are high, loop-shaped, vertical, in the upper and central parts decorated with molded floral ornaments. Attached to the body with an oval embossed overlay stylized as a flower. Escutcheon plate is in the shape of a shamrock, flat. Faucet spout is decorated with a relief ornament. Valve handle is in the form of a bracket with a embossed ornament of wreaths and scales. The neck is tall, in the form of a flowerpot, with a curly border made of embossed slotted ornament of plant patterns. Ash-pit slots are oval. The base is rectangular, flat, with concave sides, decorated with a floral ornament border. A pipe is in the form of a narrow cylinder with two annular protrusions and an expanding side that is attached to the samovar. The handle is straight, faceted, with an annular bone insert and a decorative spherical protrusion on the upper face, attached to the pipe using a flat plate in the form of a shield.
Time and place of manufacture: Russia, late nineteenth century.
Material: white metal, bone
Dimensions: 32 × 25 × 24 cm. Pipe: d1-7.5 d2-4.5 h-17.5 cm.
KB 127 | Round tray
The tray is round in shape, the side is wide, bent to the sides, decorated with a border from a floral ornament. At the bottom there is a stamp: “СПБ Дубинин ф.н. сереб. сереб. бордюр”
Manufacturer: Dubinin factory
Comments: FN Dubinin factory was founded in the 1840s
Time and place of manufacture: St. Petersburg, 2nd half of the 19th century
Material: brass, silver plated
Dimensions: d-18 cm.