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AGJ Original Maki-e Fountain pen #60 "Goldfish and Fireworks" 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 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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Fishbowl: Abalone, Silver powder
Letters: Gold powder
Strings: Gold powder

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Strings: Gold powder

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White dots: Green Urushi, Silver powder
Yellow dots: Green Urushi, Gold powder

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Fireworks: Hira Maki-e
Gold powder

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Fireworks: Hira Maki-e
Center: Gold powder
Surrounding: Silver powder
Outside: Vermilion Urushi

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Water plant: Hira Maki-e
Blue gold powder

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Goldfish: Taka maki-e, Hira Maki-e
Gold powders coated by vermilion urushi
Silver powder
Lines of fins, gills and around mouth: Gold powder
Eye balls: Black urushi lacquer

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Background: Togidashi Maki-e
Bubbles: Abalone shell
Silver powder

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Rocks: Silver powder

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Gravels: Square gold powder

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Artist name: Vermilion urushi


[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
    Tsukegaki Maki-e
  1. Spread Urushi lacquer thickly
  2. Sprinkle gold powder
  3. Gold powders sink due to thick urushi
  4. Do Togidashi
  5. Gold powders shine
  6. Polish

[Description]
Name:Goldfish and Fireworks #60
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:22g
Shipping:FREE SHIPPING!
Others:AGJ Original Design Maki-e