AGJ Original Maki-e Fountain pen #27 "UNKIN" Pilot Namiki Sparkling Togidashi Taka Maki-e Kyoto Japan Wa

AGJ Original Maki-e Fountain pen #27 "UNKIN" Pilot Namiki Sparkling Togidashi Taka Maki-e Kyoto Japan Wa

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Item Description

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 based on Pilot fountain pen.

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Kinhirame powders at both ends are sprinkled at the same time with when maple leaves are drawn and then they are both polished in order to finish the background.
As for maple leaves, metal powders sprinkled on them are coated with corresponding colored lacquers. Regarding what sorts of metal powders used, they are mentioned on the photos.
Cherry petals are created with Taka (Raised) Makie technique while stems and leaves are created with Hira (Flat) Makie technique.

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Petals: Hira Maki-e
Silver powders

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Cherry Blossoms: Taka Maki-e , Hira Maki-e
Petals: Taka Maki-e / Silver powders
Leaves: Hira Maki-e / Blue Gold powders
Stems: Hira Maki-e / Gold powders

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Cherry Blossoms: Taka Maki-e , Hira Maki-e
Petals: Taka Maki-e / Gold powders
Leaves: Hira Maki-e / Blue Gold powders
Stems: Hira Maki-e / Gold powders

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Petals: Hira Maki-e
Gold powders

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Cherry Blossoms: Taka Maki-e , Hira Maki-e
Petals: Taka Maki-e / Gold powders
Leaves: Hira Maki-e / Blue Gold powders
Stems: Hira Maki-e / Gold powders

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Cherry Blossoms: Taka Maki-e , Hira Maki-e
Petals: Taka Maki-e / Gold powders , Silver powders
Leaves: Hira Maki-e / Blue Gold powders
Stems: Hira Maki-e / Gold powders

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Cherry Blossoms: Taka Maki-e , Hira Maki-e
Petals: Taka Maki-e / Silver powders
Leaves: Hira Maki-e / Blue Gold powders
Stems: Hira Maki-e / Gold powders

[Description]
Name:UNKIN #27 (Pilot Namiki Original)
Maki-e Artist:Yuri
Technique:Togidashi Taka Maki-e
Origin:Kyoto, Japan
Nib:14K Gold #10
Nib size:Medium
(If you like other nib size, please let us know.)
Size:15.7mm(Dia.) x 146mm
weight:25g
Shipping:FREE SHIPPING!
Others:AGJ Original Design Maki-e
With CON-70 converter

Custom engraving service on AGJ original Maki-e fountain pens is available for those who wish.
  1. The lead time: it takes 10-14 days on top (orders without this service will be usually dispatched in 3-5 days after confirming the payment).
  2. The cost: US$100.00.
  3. The letters of the name engraved will be engraved in gold just as the signature of the Makie artisans of Original fountain pens.
  4. Please send us the sample letters which you wish to engrave on the pen (there could be a case where we are unable to engrave the letters of your choice after consulting with the Makie artisans. Letters can be in Japanese Kanji, Katakana and Hiragana but if you choose Kanji, we will use phonetic symbols).
  5. Please indicate the exact position where you wish to have your name engraved (please understand that there could be a case where we may have to change the position of engraving after consulting with the Makie artisans).
*Please contact us should you have any queries regarding custom engraving service.


[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.