Rinaldo: Triade Bent Egg (YY) Tobacco Pipe

Product Number: 002-031-0724

A uniquely shaped bent Egg from Rinaldo, this piece presents with a good deal of palpable forward momentum, this owed mainly to the sweeping fore of the bowl which works in tandem with a gentle forward lean to give the impression of a shape that's rushing onward. The aft wall of the bowl is taken in a good bit and not curved quite as much as the fore, furthering this speeding look and creating a transition wide enough for easy thumb draping. From out of this transition ebbs a trim shank which has been sharply upturned and pinched at the midsection, flaring out toward the end and coming to form a firm ridgeline that marks a taper to the face. A sunny yellow stem arcs gracefully out of this face, its base flared toward the bit to offer a bit of negative space at the junction, pulling some of the visual weight away from the bowl. Dressing the stummel here is a vibrant auburn stain which reveals bountiful birdseye across either flank of the bowl, contrasting the stem quite well and creating a lively and unmistakable palette that's sure to draw eyes wherever it's taken.

-John McElheny
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Measurements & Other Details

  • Length: 5.51 in./139.95 mm.
  • Weight: 2.62 oz./74.39 g.
  • Bowl Height: 2.43 in./61.72 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 2.16 in./54.86 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.85 in./21.59 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 1.72 in./43.69 mm.
  • Stem Material: Acrylic
  • Filter: None
  • Shape: Bent Egg
  • Finish: Smooth
  • Material: Briar
  • Country: Italy
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