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About the Item

 

SMOOTH-ENGRAVED SNAIL SMOKING PIPE

 

Here is another wonderful work of art by the Japanese artisan Tatsuo Tajima. This stunning creation is designed based on the shape of Snail. What makes the pipe more interesting is the combination of smooth body and engraved shell. This beauty is the right example of current ability of this Japanese artisan. If you are a fan of the sculptural pipes you may consider this interesting item as one of your favorite.

 

About the Artist

 

Tatsuo Tajima was born in 1955 in Tokyo, Japan, He worked as film and graphic designer and contributed large-scale image displays mainly featuring films for such events as Tsukuba Expo 1985, Nara Silk Road Expo 1987, and Design Expo Nagoya 1989 as well as for museums such as Edo-Tokyo Museum. From 1993 onwards, with the general shift to digital media, he has focused on multimedia titles and graphics as a graphic designer. he has received numerous awards from such competitions as Opel Design Contests, Epson Imaging Contests, and Victor Video Festivals. From 2005 onwards, he has committed himself to pipe crafting under the guidance of the artists Mr. Shizuo Arita and Mr. Shigeyoshi Yanagihara. In 2009, he has made his debut as an artist at Amanoya in Setagaya, Tokyo, the very point of departure for his second career.