Saturday, 21 July 2012

World's Biggest Collection of Samovars Displayed in Tsaritsyno

World's Biggest Collection of Samovars Displayed in Tsaritsyno

Famous Russian brands - samovars and Gzhel - are presented at the exhibition project At the Tea Table opened in the Grain House in the Tsaritsyno Memorial Estate.


      
The exposition includes 140 works by masters of the applied art of Gzhel and about 200 samovars of the 18th-20th centuries. All the exhibits are provided by private collectors.
      
"The exhibition presents the world's largest and the most famous collection of Russian samovars, collected by three generations of the Lobanovs family from Petersburg. It presents samovars as true works of art that feature all renowned samovar masters and geography of samovar business in Russia" - the project organizers said at the opening ceremony.

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