Current Location:
Shelf V4 (OS) -> Box 355
Location Notes:
IDC; Open Shelving; Section V; Shelf V4; Box 355

Dedkesh (Samovar Chimney)

Artwork
Identifier:
2018.41.45
Credit:
Gift of Jim and Virgina Goode
Medium:
Copper and Wood
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 8" Width: 8.25"
Description:
Copper tube with larger rims at both ends. Wooden handle is connected near center, but off-center.
Historical Context:
This comes from Iran. Called “dudkesh” which translates “chimney.” It is set upright into the opening at the top of the samovar to provide a draft when lighting the coal below.