American Estates: Tim West Smooth Paneled Bent Egg

Product Number: 004-009-11984

Tim West made his first pipe 52 years ago and became a full-time pipemaker in 1975. That's the kind of experience it takes to produce a pipe like this, one that whimsically pokes at conventions. A paneled Egg, cinched at the waist, with an underside of plateau. What Tim has done is provide a traditionally rounded Egg and paneled it for structure, then made each panel concave. Smooth roundness contrasted by geometric paneling, all resting on a foundation of natural, craggy and gnarly plateau. Whether the combination works is up to the individual, but it's inarguable that Tim West has produced a composition here that blends seemingly discordant elements in a large and creative smoking instrument.

- Chuck Stanion

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Measurements & Other Details


CONDITION:
Minor Rim Darkening Charring Around The Airway Chamber Uneven From Reaming Light Oxidation

STAMPING:
TIM WEST
  • Length: 6.26 in./159.00 mm.
  • Weight: 2.30 oz./65.32 g.
  • Bowl Height: 2.12 in./53.85 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 1.68 in./42.67 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.83 in./21.08 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 1.83 in./46.48 mm.
  • Stem Material: Vulcanite
  • Filter: None
  • Shape: Bent Egg
  • Finish: Smooth
  • Material: Briar
  • Country: United States
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