Il Duca: Sandblasted Acorn (B)

Product Number: 002-427-0495

While Max Rimensi of Il Duca tends to carve pipes with softly curved heels, this piece offers the opposite with a sharply defined heel spur terminating the downward flow of the bowl. The rim is gently rounded and meets the waistline with more soft curvature, while the tight transition introduces a shank that expands as it climbs to meet the saddle mouthpiece, which tapers from its base to the crisp lip button. A crimson-and-black contrast stain highlights the grain angled around the bowl and combines with the shaping cues for a composition of distinct personality and with character enough to keep one interested.

- Chuck Stanion
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Measurements & Other Details

  • Length: 5.78 in./146.81 mm.
  • Weight: 1.70 oz./48.19 g.
  • Bowl Height: 1.67 in./42.42 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 1.38 in./35.05 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.81 in./20.57 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 2.11 in./53.59 mm.
  • Stem Material: Vulcanite
  • Filter: None
  • Shape: Acorn/Pear
  • Finish: Sandblast
  • Material: Briar
  • Country: Italy
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