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AGJ Original Maki-e Fountain pen #43 "The Rising sun and Crane on the New Year's Day" 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 "Mokuren".
This pen is January version of monthly Maki-e series.
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.

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Crane: Hira Maki-e
Gold powder, Black urushi, Vermilion urushi

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Crane: Taka Maki-e
Gold powder, Black urushi, Vermilion urushi

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Risinig sun: Hira maki-e
Coat gold powder with vermilion and clear urushi
Crane: Hira Maki-e
Gold powder, Black urushi, Vermilion urushi

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Risinig sun: Hira maki-e
Coat gold powder with vermilion and clear urushi
Crane: Hira Maki-e
Gold powder, Black urushi, Vermilion urushi
Letters: Hira Maki-e
Gold powder

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Ship: Taka Maki-e, Hira Maki-e
Ship: Coat gold powder with brown urushi lacquer
Sail: White urushi lacquer, Vermilion urushi
Japanese orb: Gold pwder
 Middle orb: Coating with vermilion urushi
Strut,Rope: Gold powder
Bow: Black urushi

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Sea: Togidashi Maki-e
Sprinkle silver powder and coat with blue urushi lacquer gradationally

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Artist name: 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:The Rising sun and Crane on the New Year's Day #43
Maki-e Artist:Mokuren
Technique:Togidashi Taka Maki-e
Origin:Kyoto, Japan
Nib:21K Gold with 24K Gold plating
Nib size:Medium
(If you prefer a broad nib, please let us know.)
Size:18mm(Dia.) x 141mm
weight:22.5g
Shipping:FREE SHIPPING!
Others:AGJ Original Design Maki-e