Famous Russian Samovar monuments

Famous Russian Samovar monuments
Work by sculptor Ivan Storozhev. Famous Russian Samovar monuments

Famous Russian Samovar monuments
Suksun, a city-type settlement in the Perm region of Russia, bears the name of “the capital of the Russian samovar.” Located on the left bank of the Sylva River (Chusovoy tributary), the city got its name from the Turkic word suksun, which means “jelly water”. Meanwhile, the found here copper deposits became the reason of establishing here a settlement and later a city (1651). Since the 17th century it was here that the production of samovars began.
The monument to the famous Suksun samovar appeared in 2006. The author of the monument is the teacher of the Perm branch of the Russian Academy of Painting and Sculpture Ivan Ivanovich Storozhev. The monument to the samovar consists of 4 sculptures, which symbolize prosperity, strong family relations and hospitality. The height of the monument is 3 meters, and its weight is more than 900 kg.
Meanwhile, there is a popular belief that if to rub a Suksun samovar you will always be surrounded by friends and close people. In addition, on their wedding day the newlyweds come here to perform a kind of ritual. In particular, after holding on to the tap of the samovar, they make a wish and believe that their family life will be long and happy. Besides, the locals and guests of the city, in the hope of returning here again, fill a cup of tea with coins.

In the city of Tula, monument to samovar
Tula, monument to samovar

In fact, the Suksun samovar differs from other samovars in a shape. It is in the form of antique amphorae with highly raised graceful handles.
Until recently, the Suksun samovar monument was the largest in Russia. However, in 2008 in Yelabuga appeared a forged samovar about 4 meters height. The monument decorates the area in front of the hotel in Lenin Square as a symbol of hospitality of the Elabga residents.

Famous Russian Samovar monuments

Suksun (Perm region), Monument to the samovar, here in 1741 produced the first samovar
Suksun (Perm region), Monument to the samovar, here in 1741 produced the first samovar
A woman with samovar on her head. Tyumen, Russia
A woman with samovar on her head. Tyumen, Russia
Exquisite samovar, monument in Tula on a highway
Exquisite samovar, monument in Tula on a highway
Fountain in Helsinki, Finland
Fountain in Helsinki, Finland
Kungur, Perm krai, Russia. Monument to Samovar
Kungur, Perm krai, Russia. Monument to Samovar
Lenkoran, Azerbaidjan
Lenkoran, Azerbaidjan
Made of brick samovar
Made of brick samovar
Mogilev, Belarus
Mogilev, Belarus
Tea drinking, monument in Tula
Tea drinking, monument in Tula
The city of Van, Turkey
Van, Turkey
The village of Gabdrakhmanovo, Tatarstan, Russia. Samovar monument
The village of Gabdrakhmanovo, Tatarstan, Russia. Samovar monument
Yelabuga, Tatarstan, Russia. Monument to Samovar
Yelabuga, Tatarstan, Russia. Monument to Samovar
Symbol of hospitality monument Tula Tea drinking
Symbol of hospitality monument Tula Tea drinking
A man with a samovar on a stelle
A man with a samovar on a stelle
Beautiful samovar decorates the park area
Beautiful samovar decorates the park area

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