Samovar of tinned copper with a round body. Inside is a vertical cylinder with openwork below, so that water would be contained in the walls. The spout is long and tapers to the tip. There is a pedestal base with plain openwork. The handle is curved; on the top is a small compartment with a hinged lid. At the top end of the handle is a hinge that attaches to the lid, which has curved openwork sections and a bud-shaped finial.
water is poured through the aperture in the handle