Peter Heding: Smooth Blowfish (Diamond)

Product Number: 002-362-0222

Though there are likely a number of reasons Peter Heding decided to fashion this compact, yet robust Diamond-grade Blowfish, one I could likely guess would be simple: birdseye. Indeed, while Peter could have fashioned a number of classical shape renditions that featured, say, a rim or underside's worth of the stuff, he instead chose to feature it prominently on each bulbous flank, cleanly divided by a neat lane of cross-grain, and highlighted by a warm contrast stain. As for the form itself: of course there's no shortage of activity, but what really catches my eye is the upward-flicking motion of the shank, which leads the viewer to the gently downturned, modernist saddle stem. A superlative example of shape with roots in both the Danish and Japanese schools.

- Daniel Bumgardner

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Measurements & Other Details

  • Length: 5.10 in./129.54 mm.
  • Weight: 2.10 oz./59.53 g.
  • Bowl Height: 1.69 in./42.93 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 1.30 in./33.02 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.79 in./20.07 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 1.87 in./47.50 mm.
  • Stem Material: Vulcanite
  • Filter: None
  • Shape: Blowfish
  • Finish: Smooth
  • Material: Briar
  • Country: Denmark
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