Savinelli: Fuoco Rusticated (611 KS) (6mm)
Product Number: 002-033-47937
A bold bent Dublin of hearty proportions, Savinelli's "611 KS" offers a substantial, three-quarter bent stem and shank combination for easy clenching and comfortable balance. The bowl flares softly from the firm Italian heel in almost Billiard fashion, but with just enough expansion to know it's a Dublin. With a high-set transition reaching halfway up the bowl, it's a Dublin meant for long, comfortable smokes.
Giuseppe Arcimboldo was an Italian artisan who might be best comparable to Hieronymus Bosch, if he can be compared to anyone at all; that is to say, though their subjects were quite different (Giuseppe specialized in portraiture), Arcimboldo also created works including parts complex, bizarre, and beautifully rendered, in a style so surreal one would hardly expect it from an artisan who lived so many centuries ago. Indeed, even though he's considered a Mannerist thematically, the stylization of his works stands out as completely unique among other contemporary artists even of the very same design school. It is in his honor that Savinelli fashions the Fuoco series, this pipe presented in a box bearing Arcimboldo's famous Fuoco, or Fire, which was created for the Hapsburgs as part of his famous four-portrait Four Elements series. Fitting to Giuseppe Arcimboldo's style of frequently setting his subjects against dark, shadowed backgrounds, Savinelli's Fuoco line is offered in three dark palettes: a deep, rich, auburn-tinged, almost smoldering, smooth walnut stain; an extremely dark and smoky, black-over-tan smooth stain; and a charming black-and-walnut rustication — all three styles adorned with bright metal accents.- Chuck Stanion
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Measurements & Other Details
- Length: 5.39 in./136.91 mm.
- Weight: 1.30 oz./36.85 g.
- Bowl Height: 2.00 in./50.80 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.87 in./47.50 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.88 in./22.35 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.42 in./36.07 mm.
- Stem Material: Vulcanite
- Filter: 6mm
- Shape: Bent Dublin
- Finish: Rusticated
- Material: Briar
- Country: Italy