Askwith: Rusticated Acorn with Silver

Product Number: 002-499-0262

A less-often seen shape from Chris Askwith, this Acorn still caters to the carver's traditional English style — the bowl being quite Apple-like in regards to plumpness, as opposed to the high-waisted, tapering renditions of, say, the Danish school. Here, the bulbous form is fitted to a lithely bent shank and stem combination, softening the stummel's mass and keeping the profile graceful and fluid yet still boldly muscular. It's a more reserved take from Chris, the English carver having opted for a classic color palette in place of his more modern, colorful approaches. Dressed in a rugged rustication, the stimulating texture is paired to a jet-black stem and refined by a crisp band of sterling silver.

-Truett Smith
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Measurements & Other Details

  • Length: 5.78 in./146.81 mm.
  • Weight: 1.70 oz./48.19 g.
  • Bowl Height: 1.82 in./46.23 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 1.45 in./36.83 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.82 in./20.83 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 1.76 in./44.70 mm.
  • Stem Material: Acrylic
  • Filter: None
  • Shape: Acorn/Pear
  • Finish: Rusticated
  • Material: Briar
  • Country: England
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