Benni Jorgensen: Smooth Long Shank Acorn
Product Number: 002-331-0310
Though foregoing his typical, more modernist use of a streamlined, often heavily-pinched shank, here Benni Jorgensen presents us with a neat, forward-ebbing take on the long shank Acorn. Of course, implied movement is often a central theme in the carver's work, though with this fellow's sense of upward lift coupled with his characteristically fluid, arching line at the underside, I'm reminded of the French comedy-drama featurette The Red Balloon. You shouldn't have any trouble keeping hold of it once it's in your collection however, as this one is quite substantial.
- Daniel Bumgardner
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Measurements & Other Details
- Length: 6.40 in./162.56 mm.
- Weight: 2.70 oz./76.54 g.
- Bowl Height: 2.17 in./55.12 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.68 in./42.67 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.85 in./21.59 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.93 in./49.02 mm.
- Stem Material: Vulcanite
- Filter: None
- Shape: Acorn/Pear
- Finish: Smooth
- Material: Briar
- Country: Denmark