This is a Russian samovar. What is it? It is a vessel that holds hot water for tea.
It comes with 2 glasses that are actually made of glass:
Oops! Another blurry picture above.
When I researched these vessels I found out that some samovars can hold the actual tea pot on the top to keep the tea warm. When I tried this with the tea pot it worked!!!!! AG was spot-on with their authenticity!
Above is the entire samovar set with the two glasses. It also came with 4 more items. A loaf of bread:
The linen cloth that the bread sits on: