David Huber: Sandblasted Bent Apple (2818)

Product Number: 002-755-0032

This style of plumpness combined with sinuous grace is something we've seen quite a bit of from David Huber, and it's reminiscent of Vladimir Grechukhin's aesthetic of blending rotund muscularity with elegant lines. In this piece, we find a lithely bent stem and shank combination that flares into the transition behind a classic Apple bowl, rounded fore and aft and quite forward-urging, continuing the implied momentum of the shank and stem. Despite being affably plump in hand and in profile, the inherent movement within the piece lends it quite the dynamic stance — accentuated even more when view from the smoker's perspective, as the flanks are slightly pinched to add an even more streamlined disposition. Dressed in a glossy, dark, formal stain, the dynamic profile is allowed to shine in silhouette, all adorned in an incredibly well-textured sandblast.

-Truett Smith
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Measurements & Other Details

  • Length: 5.02 in./127.51 mm.
  • Weight: 1.47 oz./41.73 g.
  • Bowl Height: 1.84 in./46.74 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 1.35 in./34.29 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.84 in./21.34 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 1.62 in./41.15 mm.
  • Stem Material: Vulcanite
  • Filter: None
  • Shape: Bent Apple
  • Finish: Sandblast
  • Material: Briar
  • Country: United States
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