Luciano: Davidson Design Smooth Bell "Limited Edition" (24/50)
Product Number: 002-447-0596
For some time Sykes has been wanting to have another Smokingpipes-exclusive special edition that we could offer our customers. As it so happened, Luca di Piazza was more than willing to have his Luciano workshop make just such a series of briars for us. And, wouldn't you know it, there we had one of the most talented American pipemakers to be found sitting right in our own pipe library - he works here, you see. What stands before you now is the result: the limited edition Davidson Design Bell, produced by Luciano exclusively for Smokingpipes. It's quite a bold departure from the style, and particularly proportions, Adam usually works in, but since it would be coming from an Italian workshop, he wanted to make something properly Italian. With a good and healthy bit of body, and some serious chamber too, Adam's design nonetheless produces a graceful and charmingly feminine aesthetic - shapely yet refined, as opposed to stout and muscular.
Here we find number 24 of 50, presented in a light contrast finish playing to the design's smooth, strong combination of form and line.
- Eric N. Squires
Measurements & Other Details
- Length: 5.10 in./129.54 mm.
- Weight: 1.80 oz./51.03 g.
- Bowl Height: 2.23 in./56.64 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.83 in./46.48 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.86 in./21.84 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.72 in./43.69 mm.
- Stem Material: Acrylic
- Filter: None
- Shape: Freehand
- Finish: Smooth
- Material: Briar
- Country: Italy