Samovar made of metal with lid attached to the top by a chain. The body of the samovar is large and bulbous and the bottom of the handle is no longer attached to it. The lid and body are decorated with motifs and Arabic script. The base has small cut out rectangular sections and the underside has apertures so that the contents can be heated from below. There is a hollow tube inside.
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