An antique Russian "Banka" (jar) shaped samovar produced circa 1908-1914. Maker's marks on the front and lid of this samovar are for the K.D. Gornin workshop in Tula, Russia. There are numerous awards and seals stamped on the front. The samovar is of traditional brass construction with wooden handles and knobs. This samovar measures approximately 19" tall (48cm tall 27 wide).