John He: Smooth Asymmetic Bent Apple Tobacco Pipe

Product Number: 002-818-0004

On the surface, this is a style we've seen before: a plump bowl, a sleek stretch of shank, and a thin, crisp stem. When viewed from above, however, its asymmetry becomes clear — the right side of the bowl having a touch more breadth, while the stem curves delicately to the left. It creates a soft wave, bringing to mind a slow-flowing body of water, as well as the remarkable skill John He uses to create subtle, yet stunning changes in an otherwise very traditional shape — and all, too, without sacrificing anything in the way of grain. Indeed, the bowl of this Apple is replete with dense flame grain, neatly concentrated around the waistline.

- Rachel DuBose
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Measurements & Other Details

  • Length: 4.75 in./120.65 mm.
  • Weight: 1.22 oz./34.47 g.
  • Bowl Height: 1.49 in./37.85 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 1.21 in./30.73 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.70 in./17.78 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 1.70 in./43.18 mm.
  • Stem Material: Vulcanite
  • Filter: None
  • Shape: Bent Apple
  • Finish: Smooth
  • Material: Briar
  • Country: China
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