Sharing tea with family and guests is a huge part of Russian culture, making samovars an irreplaceable part of the Russian home. A pinners Russian grandma used to have the samovar on when she had them all over.
Tea service porcelain and gold leaf. from the Meissen factory in Germany. Set consists of porcelain cups (Note no handles until mid teapot, angular tea caddy, oval sugar bowl and six cups and saucers, all resting on a gilt tray.