Askwith: Sandblasted Morta Chubby Rhodesian
Product Number: 002-499-0190
A streamlined, yet stout interpretation of the Rhodesian here from Chris Askwith, this solid morta rendition is a robust number to be sure, but the medium in which it's fashioned keeps it from being anything but cumbersome. To my eye, this fellow hearkens back to a shape fashioned only once some years ago by Adam Davidson, lovingly dubbed the "McDonald Bulldog" (despite it actually being a Rhodesian). Its popularity rose however, with a number of artisans trying their hand at rendering their own iterations of the form, and if you were to Google the shape's name, you'd find a number of different examples. And despite this fellow's substantial proportions, it's still fairly compact, at less than five inches' total length, and housing a pretty narrow chamber to boot.
- Daniel Bumgardner
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Measurements & Other Details
- Length: 4.77 in./121.16 mm.
- Weight: 2.11 oz./59.87 g.
- Bowl Height: 1.88 in./47.75 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.30 in./33.02 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.78 in./19.81 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.84 in./46.74 mm.
- Stem Material: Other
- Filter: None
- Shape: Rhodesian
- Finish: Sandblast
- Material: Morta
- Country: England