SMOOTH HORN SMOKING PIPE-LARVA SET
This pipe kit is an absolute work of art. This brilliant creation brings highly sculptural, three dimentional carved manner of briar smoking pipe, wonderful creativity, amazing three-denominational concept, absolute attention into details and stunning finish all together which satisfy the eyes and pleased the hands. This Larva Set exhibit the sense harmony, the dramatic sweep of arcing (20 Metasoma for back and equal 10 Metasoma for stomach).
In each separate segment of this creation you will find a lot of fine and in-detailed engraving which makes this pipe very unique and brilliant. Antoniewski not only focus in the segments by themselves, but also the Head (Rim) and the Shank face of the pipe are amazingly carved and engraved by him.
The artisan used the nicel cumberland mouthpiece to emphasis the beauty of the pipe. Surprisingly, the tamper has another nice cumberland insertion to echo the color of Larva. Amazing sculptural carving, new art of creation, complexity in both pipe and mouthpiece structure are very obvious in this creation. Here, Antoniewski combine the new wok of art with Nature and as we can see the result is another beautiful creation by this artisan. This kit Comes together with wonderful tamper and handmade customized box.
Bartlomiej Antoniewski was born on 17 May 1961 in Przemysl; the capital of polish pipe. The choice of his career was determined by his fascination with briar; its beauty and the variety of grain and sculptural opportunities it offers for carving pipes. He has been making briar pipes, accessories and miniature briarwood sculpture since 1987. From 1985 to 1986 he worked under Ryszard Filar a well-known and highly regarded master craftsman, creating new models of carved pipes. In this way he contribute to continuing nearly a hundred year-long tradition of pipe craftsmanship in the town of Przmysl.
Besides classic shapes, the pipes he created include those decorated with animal and floral motifs as well as abstract and geometrical forms and motifs to do with hunting. His pipes are made from high quality mediterranean briar, while mouthpieces are made from acrylic, cumberland and ebonite. Since 2008 he made a revelotion in the carving of sculptural pipes. Brilliant concepts and strong three dimentional ability bring his pipes in the category of the best. He even made soem custoized box for some of his pipe together with fitting tamper. This shows the intense interest of the artisan to create and to ejoy with brair.
Here, you are watching some of his best works during last years. Creativity, way of finish,absolut harmony in shape and structure, surprising designs are just some of the characteristics of his brilliant works he earned durind some decades of pipe carving.