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AGJ Original Maki-e Fountain pen #42 "Budda(Buddhism) Bosatsu of Japan Cultural Property" Sailor King of Pen 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 design is an AGJ's original. You can not find anywhere else.
Kyoto Maki-e is the best known Maki-e technique in Japan.
This is original Maki-e fountain pen based on Sailor fountain pen, King of Pen.

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Heavenly garment: Taka Maki-e, Hira Maki-e
Budda(Buddhism/Bodhisattive): Taka Maki-e
Crown: Gold round powder to shine
Hair: Silver round powder to shine is solidified with blue Urushi
Face: Gold round powder to shine
Eyes: Blue urushi lacquer
Mouth: Pink Urushi
Bracelet, Nnecklace: Gold round powder to shine
Design pattern:
 Gold round powder to shine solidified with vermilion lacquer
 Silver round powder to shine solidified with blue lacquer

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Budda(Buddhism/Bodhisattive): Taka Maki-e
Crown: Gold round powder to shine
Hair: Silver round powder to shine is solidified with blue Urushi
Face: Gold round powder to shine
Eyes: Blue urushi lacquer
Mouth: Pink Urushi
Bracelet, Nnecklace: Gold round powder to shine
Cloud: Taka Maki-e
Silver round powder to shine colored with vermilion, green, and blue lacquer
Design pattern:
 Gold flat powder to shine solidified with white and orange lacquer

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Drum: Taka Maki-e
Body: Gold powder is solidified with brown lacquer
String(Himo): Gold flat round powder to shine
Hem: Gold round powder to shine

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Budda(Buddhism/Bodhisattive): Taka Maki-e
Crown: Gold round powder to shine
Hair: Silver round powder to shine is solidified with blue Urushi
Face: Gold round powder to shine
Eyes: Blue urushi lacquer
Mouth: Pink Urushi
Bracelet, Nnecklace: Gold round powder to shine
Design pattern: Silver round powder to shine

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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:Budda(Buddhism) Bosatsu of Japan Cultural Property #42
Maki-e Artist:Yuri
Technique:Togidashi Taka Maki-e
Origin:Kyoto, Japan
Nib:Bicolor 21K Gold
Nib size:Medium
Size:19mm(Dia.) x 173mm
weight:50g
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.