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Samovar, circa 1910

 Item
Identifier: B187.01.0001.00001

Abstract

A samovar is a Russian urn with a spigot at its base used to boil water for tea. Originally belonged to the Kagan family.

Dates

  • circa 1910

Rights and Usage Statement

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Extent

1 Items (samovar)

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: Collection contains household goods, scrapbooks, photographs, art, correspondence, papers, "writers" from World War II and documents related to Kagan Family. Includes a drawing of Mary Reed Library by Alexander Kagan from 1948.The household goods include a samovar and coffee pot. The art includes drawings and sketches done by Alexander Kagan. Correspondence includes postcards sent to Anna Kagan.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good Metal

Provenance

Originally belonged to the Kagan family.

General

Title supplied by archivist. ||Five pieces of the samovar are wrapped and labeled separately in the box.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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