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About the Item

 

BRILLIANT WORK OF ART: SMOOTH SCORPION SMOKING PIPE KIT

 

This creation is absolute work of art by great artisan Antoniewski. Many pipe makers produce freehands in the form of three dimensional forms, but this work of art is completely a different approach. Truly fascinating scorpion pipe with absolute attention to details, dimensions, negative spaces, and balance. The super sculptural imagination, unbelievable power of artisan to carve the briar and strong ability to form and finish it is just some of the obvious characteristics of this kit. This brilliant piece of art exhibits two separate part; body and tail. The body is composed of 7 segments in back and 13 segments in stomach. The tail expresses the full bent shape with 7 segments and sting. This stunning creation comes with its own fitting tamper and customized box.

 

About the Artist

 

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.