Phalacrocorax Carbo Smooth freehand
Freehand shape with black ebonite hand-made mouthpiece. As light as a feather. Straight grain across and bird eyes in the other side. Natural briar skin in the junction of the stem and the shank and in other parts of the bowl. Slightly brown colored.
Well dried and seasoned briarwood (about fifteen years of drying time).
This pipe reminds me the european shag or common shag (Phalacrocorax carbo). It breeds around the rocky coasts and feeds in the sea. Is one of the deepest divers of its family.