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AGJ Original Maki-e Fountain pen #33 "Fox wedding" Sailor 21K nib Sparkling Togidashi Taka Maki-e Kyoto Japan

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This AGJ original Maki-e Fountain pen is made by famous Kyoto Maki-e Artisan "Yuri".
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 using Sailor 21K nib with 24k gold plating.

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Artist name: Gold powder

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Cattail: Hira Maki-e
Stem of Cattail: Gold powder
Ears of Cattail: Gold powder coated Brown Urushi

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Japanese old chest of drawers: Togidashi Taka Maki-e
Chest (Red part): Hira Maki-e
Chest: Gold powder coated by Red Urushi
Pole: Mixture of Gold and Silver powder
Fittings: Silver powder
Handle part: Silver powder

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Fox: Togidashi Taka Maki-e
Fox (gold): Gold powder
Fox (silver): Silver powder
Eyes: Raden (Abalone shell)
Outlines of Tail and Eyes: Gold powder

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Lantern: Togidashi Taka Maki-e
Gold powder (The center part is coated by Vermilion Urushi and it expresses the fire flame)

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Japanese pampas grass: Hira Maki-e
Stem: Gold powder
Ears: Silver powder

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Palanquin (Kago): Togidashi Taka-Maki-e
Bamboo Blind (Front): Gold powder

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Palanquin(Kago): Togidashi Taka-Maki-e
Gold powder
Roof and pole (Balck parts): Black Urushi
Precious orb: Gold powder
Bamboo Blind (Side): Blue gold powder (Blue-tinged gold powder)

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[What is Maki-e technique?]
    Hira Maki-e
  1. Urushi lacquer
  2. Sprinkle Gold powder, Seikin: Alloy of Gold, Silver powder, Hirame and so on
  3. Coated by Uwazuri and Black urushi
  4. Polish by polishing and grindstone powders
    Togidashi Maki-e (Mainly used for finishing evenly the background)
  1. Urushi lacquer
  2. Sprinkle Gold powder, Seikin: Alloy of Gold, Silver powder, Hirame and so on
  3. Coated thickly by Nashiji and Black urushi
  4. Burnished the urushi lacquer by charcoal
  5. Polish by polishing and grindstone powders
  • When coarse gold/silver/Hirame/Seikin powders are sprinkled, put a luster by burnished.
  • After togidashi maki-e, Togidashi Hira maki-e is decorated Hira maki-e on togidashi maki-e.
  • After togidashi maki-e, Togidashi Taka maki-e is decorated Taka maki-e on togidashi maki-e.
  • Burnishing is needed when coarse powders are sprinkled.
    Taka Maki-e
  1. The design is created using urushi lacquer
  2. Sprinkle charcoal/Silver powders to raise the layer
  3. Dry
  4. Spread urushi twice to make the layer thicker
  5. Sprinkle gold/silver/Hirame/Seikin powders
  6. Coat by Urushi
  7. Burnish
  8. Polish
  • Charcoal powder: Show a soft feeling
  • Silver powder: Feel solid

[Description]
Name:Fox wedding #33
Maki-e Artist:Yuri
Technique:Togidashi Taka Maki-e
Origin:Kyoto, Japan
Nib:21K Gold
Nib size:Medium
(If you like other nib size, please let us know.)
Size:18mm(Dia.) x 140mm
weight:29g
Shipping:FREE SHIPPING!
Others:AGJ Original Design Maki-e


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

Year 1981Born in Kyoto
2001She followed the family trade of Lacquered tea utensils making and started to work at Studio "Manju" owned by her family.
She took charge of design and decoration of Lacquered.work (Maki-e).
She also studied the traditional Japanese Painting at Kyoto University of Art and Design.
2009The Japanese lacquered tea ware (Usuchaki) made by her won the Kyoto Governor Prize at the 40th Kyo Laquered Ware Exhibition (the prize was won under the Studio's name).
Her work was also selected for the 49th Japan Crafts Exhibition.