Illadelph Glass x Liberty 503 Glass x Dave Strobel Incredible HULK Micro Coil Collaboration Limited Series
Set Number 5 of 10
Recently AllGlass.com was very fortunate to have been able to preview and review a piece from the newest limited run of collaborations from Illadelph Glass, Liberty 503 Glass, and Dave Strobel.
In late May/early June of 2015, Illadelph Glass joined forces with expert milli producer Dave Strobel and the best cold workers in the industry, Liberty 503 Glass, to produce a total of ten complete and unique Incredible HULK themed coil condenser sets.
All of the ten HULK themed sets produced in this limited run is unique in its own way. No two Incredible HULK 3-way collaboration coil sets from this series are the same.
Each collaboration coil set is engraved with the its number in the series, signified by a deep engraving directly under the joint on the base. We were able to check out number 5 of 10.
The three way collaboration set comes with a faceted lid glass on glass jar that shares the matching HULK theme deep blasting as the waterpipe itself.
Each piece of the set is accented by a deeply engraved Liberty 503 Glass company logo.
Illadelph Glass recently released their new Micro Ashcatcher. In celebration of the release of the Micro A/C, Illadelph has produced a a matching version of it to help complete this Incredible Hulk set.
The matching worked ashcatcher is the same colored glass as the rest of the piece and also features Liberty 503's detailed blasting artistically placed all over the ashcatcher; even including the attached downstem!
The Incredible HULK set features a custom color pull sublime green colored glass throughout the piece.
Dave Strobel is known for his intricate millie work as he has been doing it for over 20 years. The large three dimensional Incredible HULK face featured in the center of the coil that brings the whole piece together is a millie from Strobel.
Liberty 503 Glass, amongst glassblowing, is known for their radical ability to do the most intricate of cold work. That means sandblasting, etching, carving...anything to do with putting designs into glass, Liberty 503 is a master of the art.
The coldwork on the neck of this particular coil shows the transition of Bruce Banner from human to HULK.
The reverse side of the millie and the base of the coil feature intricate wigwag and spiral designs. The 10 coils in this Illadelph limited run embody a custom square matching HULK marble.
The frosted city skyline pattern around the beaker base of the coil is extremely detailed and deeply engraved.
The Illadelph Glass 5 hole slide is worked and matches the colors of the Dave Strobel HULK millie in the coil.
Suggested Retail Price on this beautiful piece of functional glass art: $6,499.99 USD