SAMOVAR ? JODHPUR ZINC METAL WORKS WATER COOLER Russia?

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  • Item Category: Metals
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 20, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House

Full Disclosure, I am unfamiliar with thise type antiques, I will describe as best I can, please email with any specific questions......

There is a pink tag with this item with the following information on it.....I have no idea if the tag has been with this since the beginning.....:

TRADE MARK - JODHPUR ZINC METAL WORKS

NOVELTY & QUALITY

WATER COOLER

P.No. 351 S.

Capacity 8 lb

Rate (Blank)

The above Trade Mark is Stamped onto the TOP (or what I'd call cup) that is removable on the top of this piece.

You would remove the "cup", then the cap, and the opening would be exposed to pour.

In the center front, there is a "lid" that unscrews (above left to the spiggot) and I have no idea what would go in this compartment unless it would be ice, since the words "WATER COOLER" are on the pink tag.

The ornate and patina on this is lovely. I honestly donot have a clue as to the age, I determined early 1900's only with the following information: I am selling this for a friend who is 78 years old. Which would put her birth at approximately 1933. She says her mother had it for "many, many years before her birth..according to her mother". I have no other reason. You be the judge, if you know these pieces, then you know better than I.

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