New Pipes: Ichi Kitahara: Smooth Hornfish with Plateau  

Product Number: 002-340-0078

Aside from being a lively, beautiful, and distinctive freehand design, the "Hornfish" something of a play on words - Horn shape plus fish-like swimming motion complete with exotic frills. Whether it's intentional or not, the shape also winds up bearing a curious resemblance to the show-bred flower horn fish when viewed in profile. (And yes, apparently there is indeed a such thing as a show-bred fish.) Putting aside that aside, it really is an impressive example of the organic, flowing, asymmetric yet artfully balanced flourish that truly distinguishes the Japanese school of fine pipemaking.

- Eric N. Squires


 

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This pipe has been sold and is being presented here for informational purposes as it is a particularly excellent or representative example of Ichi Kitahara's work. If you have any questions about this pipe, or pipes similar to it, please do not hesitate to e-mail us or call us at (888) 366 0345.






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Measurements & Other Details

 Length: 5.98 in./151.89 mm. Weight: 1.80 oz./51.03 g.
 Bowl Height: 1.99 in./50.55 mm. Chamber Depth: 1.56 in./39.62 mm.
 Chamber Diameter: 0.71 in./18.03 mm. Outside Diameter: 1.54 in./39.12 mm.
 Stem Material: Vulcanite Filter: None
 Shape: Horn Finish: Smooth
 Material: Briar Country: Japan


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