Lasse Skovgaard: Sandblasted Bent Apple Tobacco Pipe

Product Number: 002-327-0768

Lasse Skovgaard's formal foray into pipe making, like so many of his Danish peers, began when he took a job at the venerated W.Ø. Larsen workshop. Lasse also benefited from his father Benni Jørgensen's teachings, as well as from Teddy Knudsen — both established pipe makers in their own rights. Lasse went into business for himself as a pipe artisan in 2004 and has been making fine Danish pipes ever since.

An organic take on the bent Apple, this piece presents a charmingly plump, forward-canted, and bulbous bowl that displays supple curves and a quite subtle taper to its subtly concave rim. Voluptuous in hand and with cheeking at the transition, the bowl is perched at the end of a sweeping, gestural, and lifting shank, the lines of which wrap under the heel. It's topped by a vulcanite stem, its base gently angled for further flourishing detail. The stummel is wearing a low-profile, dark Danish sandblast, highlighting handsome growth rings, while the smooth, mahogany-stained rim and band at the shank end lend contrast.

--Davin Hylton
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Measurements & Other Details

  • Length: 5.22 in./132.59 mm.
  • Weight: 1.94 oz./54.88 g.
  • Bowl Height: 1.88 in./47.75 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 1.46 in./37.08 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.76 in./19.30 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 1.71 in./43.43 mm.
  • Stem Material: Vulcanite
  • Filter: None
  • Shape: Bent Apple
  • Finish: Sandblast
  • Material: Briar
  • Country: Denmark
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