You may have Russian tea glass holders or a set of podstakannik. Produced since the 18th century, podstakannik became more ornate during the Victorian era. Some versions are quite plain while others can be very elaborate. Twentieth-century podstakannik often featured political symbols such as a hammer and sickle or other symbols of the USSR.
A glass is set inside the metal and filled with hot tea. They are made of nickel or cupronickel which is an alloy of copper and iron. The print may be Cyrillic or Russian script. Though not as popular at home, they are still seen on railways as they are handy for keeping the glass of hot tea steady on a moving train.
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