Larry Roush: Sandblasted Bent Dublin with Silver (S5) (2463)

Product Number: 002-830-0011

At the onset of his career, Larry Roush was mentored by fellow American carver, Michael Butera, and has since become widely recognized and renowned throughout the pipemaking world — especially for his robust shaping, crisp sandblasts, and expert silver work. Offered here is an affably bent Dublin, with hints at the Hourglass design, with a jaunty profile that's apparent even within its hearty overall size. Displaying proportions similar to that of the Italian school, the flaring bowl is slightly pinched at the waistline and houses a generous amount of chamber. There's a touch more stoutness at the shank and transition in this piece than other renditions we've seen from Larry, keeping this one well balanced and consistent in profile. For a finish, the stummel is beautifully sandblasted and stained extra dark to contrast the smoky walnut hue of the polished rim, and it's all a delight to hold in hand. Lastly, Larry does all his own silver work and has accented this piece with a trim ring of sterling silver at the shank-end, transitioning into the brindled stem of sand and earth hues.

-Truett Smith
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Measurements & Other Details

  • Length: 5.47 in./138.94 mm.
  • Weight: 3.26 oz./92.53 g.
  • Bowl Height: 2.43 in./61.72 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 2.07 in./52.58 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.87 in./22.10 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 1.94 in./49.28 mm.
  • Stem Material: Vulcanite
  • Filter: None
  • Shape: Bent Dublin
  • Finish: Sandblast
  • Material: Briar
  • Country: United States
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