Tsuge: Sandblasted Billiard with Bamboo Tobacco Pipe
Product Number: 002-099-10597
Japanese marque Tsuge was founded in 1936 by Kyoichiro Tsuge, carving mainly ivory cigarette holders. After World War II, Kyoichiro transitioned to pipe making, growing the brand into the largest pipe company in all of Japan. Tsuge's Bamboo series showcases the brand's skill in fitting their pipes with the dense grass, creating a line of briars with plenty of organic charm. The shapes within the series vary from classic Anglo-French designs to those that are distinctly Japanese, stylized by Tsuge to reflect their heritage and offer even more naturalistic appeal. This particular piece is a classic Billiard, featuring two knuckles of bamboo at the end of the shank, while the stummel is dressed in a dark stain and sandblasted finish.-John McElheny
Measurements & Other Details
- Length: 5.94 in./150.87 mm.
- Weight: 1.50 oz./42.40 g.
- Bowl Height: 1.94 in./49.22 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.50 in./38.17 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.84 in./21.24 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.47 in./37.38 mm.
- Stem Material: Acrylic
- Filter: None
- Shape: Billiard
- Finish: Sandblast
- Material: Briar
- Country: Japan