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AGJ Original Maki-e Fountain pen #31 "Setsugekka" Pilot Namiki Sparkling Togidashi Taka Maki-e Kyoto Japan Wa

Our Selling Price: US$2,000.00 (tax excl.)
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This AGJ original Maki-e Fountain pen is made by famous Kyoto Maki-e Artisan "Daikai".
This pen is only one in the world. You can not find it anywhere.
Kyoto Maki-e is the best known Maki-e technique in Japan.
This is original Maki-e fountain pen based on Pilot fountain pen.

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    Snow Crystal:
  1. The design is created using Urushi lacquer
  2. Sprinkle Silver powder #7
  3. Dry
  4. Raise the urushi layers
  5. Sprinkle Gold powder
  6. Coat with urushi
  7. Burnish
  8. Polish
    Cherry blossom: Tsukegaki Maki-e
  1. The design is coated
  2. Sprinkle gold powder #6
  3. Coat with Urushi
  4. After burnishing, the raised layer is glittering
  5. Polish
Ring part: Hira Maki-e
Gold powder

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Snow outline: Gold powder

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    Snow Crystal:
  1. The design is created using Urushi lacquer
  2. Sprinkle Silver powder #7
  3. Dry
  4. Raise the urushi layers
  5. Sprinkle Gold powder
  6. Coat with urushi
  7. Burnish
  8. Polish

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    Moon:
  1. Create the moon thinly
  2. Gradate gold powder(Display perspectively)
  3. Dry
  4. Coat with black and transparent urushi
  5. Burnish
  6. Polish
    Cherry blossom:
  1. Create Cherry blossom on the moon
  2. Silver powder #9
  3. Dry
  4. Spread urushi twice
  5. Gold powder #8
  6. Coat with Shu(Vermilion) Urushi
  7. Burnish
  8. Polish
    Leaves of Cherry blossom:
  1. Seikin(Alloy of Gold and silver) #3 Tsukegaki
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    Snow crystal:
  1. Tip parts: Silver powder #2 Tsukegaki Maki-e
  2. Others: Gold powder#2 Tsukegaki Maki-e
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*When coarse powders are used, burnish to gloss or put a luster on the surface
*Polish by cotton with the paste of grindstone powder and oil.

[Description]
Name:Setsugekka(Snow, Moon and Flower) #31 (Pilot Namiki Original)
Maki-e Artist:Daikai
Technique:Togidashi Taka Maki-e
Origin:Kyoto, Japan
Nib:14K Gold #15
Nib size:Medium
(If you like other nib size, please let us know.)
Size:15.7mm(Dia.) x 149mm
weight:26g
Shipping:FREE SHIPPING!
Others:AGJ Original Design Maki-e
With CON-70 converter

Custom engraving service on AGJ original Maki-e fountain pens is available for those who wish.
  1. The lead time: it takes 10-14 days on top (orders without this service will be usually dispatched in 3-5 days after confirming the payment).
  2. The cost: US$100.00.
  3. The letters of the name engraved will be engraved in gold just as the signature of the Makie artisans of Original fountain pens.
  4. Please send us the sample letters which you wish to engrave on the pen (there could be a case where we are unable to engrave the letters of your choice after consulting with the Makie artisans. Letters can be in Japanese Kanji, Katakana and Hiragana but if you choose Kanji, we will use phonetic symbols).
  5. Please indicate the exact position where you wish to have your name engraved (please understand that there could be a case where we may have to change the position of engraving after consulting with the Makie artisans).
*Please contact us should you have any queries regarding custom engraving service.


[Daikai's Career]
AGJ Maki-e Makie Artist daikai Urushi lacquer

Year 1950Born in Kyoto
His father, uncle, grand father and grand-grand father were Urushi Lacquer masters too.
1969Another Urushi artist "Masakichi Shima" started teaching Daikai.
1976Daikai began succeeding to inherit the style of Kyoto Makie (Maki-e).
1985Won the Kyoto Chamber of Commerce Award at Kyoto Lacquerware exhibition.
1986Held Urushi Lacquer exhibition at Kyoto Takashimaya (the largest department store in Japan).
1990Exhibited at the Arts and Crafts in kyoto.
1991Became a technical lecturer for the artists at the traditional industry at Kyoto.
1994Opened his Kyoto Urushi lacquer school.
1995Invited to display his works at INFA 1995 in Hannover, Germany.
1997Won the award at the industrial techniques for the crafts in Kyoto.
1999Held the first Kyoto Urushi lacquer school’s exhibition at Ko-dai temple, Kyoto.
2001He has held the traditional crafts exhibition every year since 2001.
2008Held Amber Maki-e and Lacquer works exhibition at Sogo department store.
2009Held Kyoto Urushi Lacquer exhibition at Takashimaya in Namba, Osaka.

He lives in Kyoto now and teaches many Maki-e artisans Kyoto-Makie technique.