Danish Estates: S. Bang Smooth Bent Apple (UN) (7)

Product Number: 004-001-20480

When observing S. Bang's work, it can be difficult to determine which of the workshop's expert artisans carved any given piece. Occasionally, though, you'll find a piece on which Per Hansen or Ulf Noltensmeier has stamped his individual stamp on a briar, as is the case here. Carved by Ulf Noltensmeier, this bent Apple is full of charm, featuring full rounded flanks and a rather muscular disposition overall, with prominent cheeking at the flanks of the lower bowl. It boasts some splendid flame grain and offers a compact form with plenty of poise in profile. Its nearly spherical bowl provides a comfortable feel in hand, while a single teardrop line running from the rim's fore, through heel, transition, and up the shank provides a touch of continuity and rigidity to the tight-knit form. An excellent piece from one of the most well-regarded workshops in Denmark, with Per and Ulf having retired in 2019.

-Truett Smith
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Measurements & Other Details

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S.BANG (Arched)
UN (In Circle)
  • Length: 5.05 in./128.27 mm.
  • Weight: 1.73 oz./48.99 g.
  • Bowl Height: 1.86 in./47.24 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 1.48 in./37.59 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.82 in./20.83 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 1.84 in./46.74 mm.
  • Stem Material: Vulcanite
  • Filter: None
  • Shape: Bent Apple
  • Finish: Smooth
  • Material: Briar
  • Country: Denmark
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