TSUGE IKEBANA PIPE Asami Kikuchi, with autographed pouch Tobacco Smoking Pipe. Kikuchi Asami Kikuchi Asami is an up-and-coming young female pipe artist. Although an up-and-coming artist, she studied under Mr. Kazuhiro Fukuda and has followed his Ikebana series. Her works of the past few years are not copies of Fukuda’s works, but express the individuality, technique, and beauty that are unique to Kikuchi Asami. She has been producing handmade pipes of a high level, showing her sense of style from her study of modeling and sculpture at an art college. The Ikebana series by Asami Kikuchi is lustrous, delicate, and bold, as only a woman can be. These pipes are highly acclaimed and increasingly popular in Europe and the United States. Asami Kikuchi was chosen as the recipient of the MFU Meister “Technical Heritage” recognition, and the award was introduced at Tama Art University, Kikuchi’s alma mater. Total length 169mm Fire pan 46mm high x 48mm wide Inner diameter 18mm Weight 44g MADE IN JAPAN Signature pouch included Signature may differ slightly. About Importer’s Obligation. Thank you for your understanding.