#56 AGJ Original Maki-e Fountain pen "Camellia" Pilot Namiki

  • #56 AGJ Original Maki-e Fountain pen "Camellia" Pilot Namiki
    Condition: New
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    Price: $1,600.00 Buy It Now Shipping: FREE
    Location: Japan
Specifications: Pen Type: Togidashi Taka Maki-e; Brand: Pilot; Country/Region of Manufacture: Japan; Country of Manufacture: Japan; Product Type: Fountain Pen; Age: New in Box; Nib: 14K; Finish: Togidashi Taka Maki-e; Pen Stand: coming;

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AGJ Original Maki-e Fountain Pen
"Camellia"
Pilot Namiki Fountain pen
Kyoto Togidashi Taka Maki-e Makie This AGJ original Maki-e Fountain pen is made by famous Kyoto Maki-e Artisan "Daikai".
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 Pilot Namiki fountain pen.






Camellia: Togidashi Taka Maki-e
Vermilion Gold powder
Black leaves are raised three times by black urushi.
Gold leaves are raised by silver powder and urushi each twice.
Ring: Bronze powder is sprinkled on the ring, coated by black urushi and burnished.








[What is Maki-e technique?]
  1. Hira Maki-e
  2. Urushi lacquer
  3. Sprinkle Gold powder, Seikin: Alloy of Gold, Silver powder, Hirame and so on
  4. Coated by Uwazuri and Black urushi
  5. Polish by polishing and grindstone powders
  1. Togidashi Maki-e (Mainly used for finishing evenly the background)
  2. Urushi lacquer
  3. Sprinkle Gold powder, Seikin: Alloy of Gold, Silver powder, Hirame and so on
  4. Coated thickly by Nashiji and Black urushi
  5. Burnished the urushi lacquer by charcoal
  6. 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.
  1. Taka Maki-e
  2. The design is created using urushi...