PESHKOV (Ukraine, 2010s)
Andrey Peshkov was born on Jan 27th 1968 in Russia, but since 1987 he's living and working in Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine. He is undoubtedly one of the most interesting Ukrainian pipe carvers of the new generation. The first pipe was carved in 2009 and since than Andrey has made an outstanding progress thanks to his natural talent and great menthors such as Konstantin Shekita and Valery Ryzhenko. As it's typical for Ukrainian pipe making tradition, Andrey is doing his work very meticulously with the highest attenton to engineering and briar selection. Today Peshkov pipes made of Italian and Spanish briar and German vulcanite are widely offered both in Ukraine and at international market places.
The pipe markings are "Peshkov". The length is 11.2 cm (4.41"), bowl's height is 3.6 cm (1.42"). External diameter of the bowl is 4.0 cm (1.57"), internal diameter is 1.9 cm (0.75"). The depth is 2.7 cm (1.06") and this pipe weights 31 gr. Briar, vulcanite stem, no filter.