Ken Dederichs: Sandblasted Bent Egg
Product Number: 002-806-0019
Living in Germany, Japanese carver Ken'ichiro Dederichs tends to shape pipes in a Danish-inspired aesthetic, evident in this bent Egg's pacific curvature from heel to rim. It's enveloped in a shape-preserving, low-profile sandblast with very tight growth rings uniformly oriented in concentric grooves that subtly climb the flanks to the smooth and reserved rim. The bend of the shank develops in a complementary curve, juxtaposing the near side of the bowl, and rises just slightly to meet the saddle mouthpiece. An unpretentious contrast stain flatters the soft shaping of the bowl, sustaining a uniform color when it's casually viewed, but revealing tight tendrils of vertical grain on closer inspection when one wishes to investigate the natural wonder of the briar in detail.- Chuck Stanion
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Measurements & Other Details
- Length: 4.91 in./124.71 mm.
- Weight: 1.60 oz./45.36 g.
- Bowl Height: 2.10 in./53.34 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.63 in./41.40 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.78 in./19.81 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.70 in./43.18 mm.
- Stem Material: Vulcanite
- Filter: None
- Shape: Bent Egg
- Finish: Sandblast
- Material: Briar
- Country: Germany