Ser Jacopo: Sandblasted Bent Egg with Silver (Maxima Maxima)

Product Number: 002-171-1827

This highly gestural (not to mention very large) bent Egg is a fine example of the greater freedom of design Ser Jacopo's continuous-curve drilling technique allows. Other pipemakers may have been able to create a briar with a shank like this, but only by drilling two straight holes, one down the shank, then a second one angled down from the bowl, (hopefully) meeting the first. This more common technique, however, wouldn't work with such a tall bowl - you wouldn't be able to get the right angle for the second hole, plus it result in a pipe unlikely to allow a pipecleaner to pass straight through. With Ser Jacopo's special drilling apparatus, both greater flexibility in design, and smooth, pipecleaner friendly engineering is assured.

- Eric N. Squires

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Measurements & Other Details

  • Length: 6.42 in./163.07 mm.
  • Weight: 4.10 oz./116.23 g.
  • Bowl Height: 2.35 in./59.69 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 1.99 in./50.55 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.74 in./18.80 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 1.88 in./47.75 mm.
  • Stem Material: Acrylic
  • Filter: None
  • Shape: Bent Apple
  • Finish: Sandblast
  • Material: Briar
  • Country: Italy
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