Antique Tula samovar, made by Batashev brothers factory in Tula, late 19th century, height 51cm, made of brass. Used to heat up and boil water, it has a fuel / wood compartment that is located inside a water tank, small pieces of wwod and pine cones were used to fuel the fire that boilds water. Long metal tube was used as a chimney. Samovar has a tap (valve) on the side. Samovar's set incudes a salver (flat tray), tea caddy, sugar bowl, podstakannik (tea glass holder), teapot.