Rare Antique Imperial Russian Samovars. Beautiful Conical Shaped Samovar with double panels and flutes on a self-footed circular base. (Pictured with tea set "W"). Gadrooned upper rim. Folkloric vertical handles and spigot key. Awards issued in 1888. Five Medallion stamps for Design and Exhibition. Stamped with Russian Imperial Double Eagle. Maker: Steam Samovar Factory of Heirs to Vasiliy Stepanovich Batashev - City of Tula.