Danish Estates: Kent Rasmussen Partially Rusticated Jumping Whale (Unsmoked) Tobacco Pipe

Product Number: 004-001-32383

Kent Rasmussen's background in architecture and engineering have served him well as a pipe maker. That education, along with a creative imagination and amazing talent, enables the Danish artisan to come up with startlingly life-like, sculptural pieces such as this Jumping Whale. Highly organic and displaying a rushing sense of momentum, the mammal appears to be leaping up out of the water, the mortise on its back serving as its blow hole. Rife with a flowing, sweeping dynamism and incredibly curvaceous, its intricately shaped fluke allows it to sit upright. Dual-finished, its paneled, smooth undercurve is bracketed by softened ridgelines and dressed in an auburn contrast stain. The remainder of the piece wears a dark rustication for contrast and further textural allure. A truly fascinating piece. Presented unsmoked.

-Angela Robertson
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Measurements & Other Details

Small Scratches Around The Bowl Unsmoked

  • Length: 5.19 in./131.83 mm.
  • Weight: 2.91 oz./82.55 g.
  • Bowl Height: 2.05 in./52.07 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 1.67 in./42.42 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.77 in./19.56 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 1.79 in./45.47 mm.
  • Stem Material: Vulcanite
  • Filter: None
  • Shape: Freehand
  • Finish: Partial Rusticated
  • Material: Briar
  • Country: Denmark