Werner Mummert: Sandblasted Lovat with Ivorite

Product Number: 002-560-0179

We've encountered a fair number of pieces where German carver Werner Mummert opted to forego his characteristic Cubist inclinations in favor of something a bit more classic. This Lovat is one of those, and despite its lack of crisp linework or sharp facets, it still showcases the artisan's penchant for playfulness. Werner's lent a bit of plumpness to the bowl in profile, making use of a very gradual sense of taper about the shank from stem junction to transition to guide the eye to its broad curves. He managed to coax a ridiculously impressive sandblast from the briar as well, with a well-defined concentric spread of ring-grain climbing up all flanks, dressed in a smokey contrast stain. Going one further, Werner lent a broad accent of creamy ivorite at the stem base, serving to reinforce its organic style.

- Daniel Bumgardner
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Measurements & Other Details

  • Length: 4.97 in./126.24 mm.
  • Weight: 1.57 oz./44.45 g.
  • Bowl Height: 1.74 in./44.20 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 1.41 in./35.81 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.77 in./19.56 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 1.60 in./40.64 mm.
  • Stem Material: Vulcanite
  • Filter: None
  • Shape: Lovat
  • Finish: Sandblast
  • Material: Briar
  • Country: Germany
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