Peter Heding: Smooth Long Shanked Bent Egg with Boxwood (Diamond) Tobacco Pipe

Product Number: 002-362-0200

A relatively trim bowl paired to a very long shank that tapers transition-ward from quite a broad mortise end is, I should think, a recipe for disaster. By that I mean it's a sort of composition that would be very easy to get wrong in many different ways. Put more directly, it's a very hard kind of shape to give a natural balance and easy flow. So, no surprise then here, where Peter Heding not only pulled off just such a design perfectly, but happened to do it in just the right piece of briar to produce an exquisite grain-pattern as well. Such a piece that he gave the result his highest grade: Diamond.

- Eric N. Squires

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Measurements & Other Details

  • Length: 6.63 in./168.40 mm.
  • Weight: 1.79 oz./50.80 g.
  • Bowl Height: 1.90 in./48.26 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 1.64 in./41.66 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.82 in./20.83 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 1.51 in./38.35 mm.
  • Stem Material: Vulcanite
  • Filter: None
  • Shape: Bent Egg
  • Finish: Smooth
  • Material: Briar
  • Country: Denmark
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