Peter Matzhold: Smooth Long Shank Bent Brandy with Horn

Product Number: 002-290-0285

While the bowl of this bent Brandy from Peter Matzhold is rather classically Danish, with a lifting gesture to its heel and its weight set low, the base providing a pleasing plumpness in hand, there's a good deal of sinuous gesture to this piece as a whole. The lengthy, trim shank and its soft upward curve are lithe and gentle, creating a lightness to the overall form that seems to enhance the bowl's gentle taper. A trim ring of horn at the stem-base allows the lines at play to come to a satisfying conclusion as it shifts to the mouthpiece's soft downturn. It's a testament to Peter's careful shaping, while the lively display of grain around the stummel, highlighted in a vivid contrast stain, nods to his skill at finding the best in a given block of briar.

- Rachel DuBose
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Measurements & Other Details

  • Length: 5.60 in./142.24 mm.
  • Weight: 1.66 oz./47.17 g.
  • Bowl Height: 1.77 in./44.96 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 1.35 in./34.29 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.74 in./18.80 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 1.64 in./41.66 mm.
  • Stem Material: Vulcanite
  • Filter: None
  • Shape: Bent Brandy
  • Finish: Smooth
  • Material: Briar
  • Country: Austria
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