Musico: Smooth Bent Bulldog (Set Special) Tobacco Pipe
Product Number: 002-008-0651
Musico is perhaps my favorite Italian marque, as their overall shaping style is more in line with that of the timeless Anglo-French marques, though with a touch of Italian neoclassical shaping about the bowl. This piece is a great example of that design outlook, as it features a subtle curvature about it, with a gentle upward angle to the shank and a slight downturn to the saddle stem, creating a handsome profile. The shank itself is also possessed of a gentle taper from the wide transition to the shank end, making the aft end of this piece a touch more sleek and drawing a bit more attention to the bowl. Said bowl showcases a sweeping heel that builds its fluidly upturned fore wall quite nicely, its girth coming to a peak at a high-set ridgeline which denotes the taper to the rim, in line with the shape's classic outline. Dressing this pipe is a warm natural stain of honey-blonde hues that reveals windswept flame grain around the bowl, the black stem handsomely contrasting its coloration.-John McElheny
Measurements & Other Details
- Length: 4.53 in./115.06 mm.
- Weight: 1.20 oz./34.02 g.
- Bowl Height: 1.53 in./38.86 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.28 in./32.51 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.81 in./20.57 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.59 in./40.39 mm.
- Stem Material: Vulcanite
- Filter: None
- Shape: Bent Bulldog
- Finish: Smooth
- Material: Briar
- Country: Italy