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