Alex Florov: Sandblasted Oyster
Product Number: 002-354-0198
The most understated of the Oysters we've seen from Alex Florov, this fellow is essentially a tightly-knit, gestural Blowfish, framed by pinched, fin-like ridges to the aft, near the transition. It sports a vertically compressed, lenticular shank, leading to a gently-downturned saddle stem, allowing for the eye to travel easily to its bulbous, forward-ebbing bowl. Unlike the traditional Blowfish, Alex has oriented this particular block to showcase a crisp and lightly-blasted display of rings, rather than the typical birdseye-focused orientation, and the neatly-chamfered, smooth ruby-stained rim offers a pleasant complement to it all. An excellent piece from Alex.
- Daniel Bumgardner
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Measurements & Other Details
- Length: 5.59 in./141.99 mm.
- Weight: 2.37 oz./67.13 g.
- Bowl Height: 2.11 in./53.59 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.71 in./43.43 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.81 in./20.57 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.77 in./44.96 mm.
- Stem Material: Vulcanite
- Filter: None
- Shape: Freehand
- Finish: Sandblast
- Material: Briar
- Country: United States