AGJ Original Maki-e Fountain pen #67 "Daikokuten (God of Wealth)" Sailor KOP Togidashi Taka Maki-e Kyoto Japan Wa

AGJ Original Maki-e Fountain pen #67 "Daikokuten (God of Wealth)" Sailor KOP Togidashi Taka Maki-e Kyoto Japan Wa

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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, King of Pen.

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Daikokuten (God of Wealth) : Taka Maki-e
Hood : Gold powder, Blue gold powder
Beard, Mustache, Eyebrow : Black Urushi
Inside of mouth : Color urushi
Face, Hands, Legs : Gold powder
Kimono Hem : Glod powder on Black Urushi
Shoes : Color Urushi
Silver powder
Treasure bag : Hira Maki-e

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Magic wand : Taka Maki-e
hand : Gold powder
Kimono Hem : Glod powder on Black Urushi

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Treasure bag : Hira Maki-e
White ground color and Green pine : Silver powder on Color Urushi
Gold powder

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Shichi-ho(Seven treasures) : Hira Maki-e
Gold powder, Black Urushi

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Turtle shell : Hira Maki-e
Gold powder, Silver powder, Color Urushi

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Parent mouse : Taka Maki-e
Gold powder, Silver powder, Black Urushi

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Child mouse : Taka Maki-e
Gold powder, Silver powder, Black Urushi
Vermilion Urushi on White Urushi
Old big coin : Hira maki-e
Gold powder

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Hojyu(Treasure) : Taka Maki-e
Glod powder, Silver powder
Background : Togidashi maki-e
Gold flakes

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Counter-weight(treasure) : Hira Maki-e
Gold powder, Vermilion Urushi, Black Urushi, Abalone,
Silver powder on White Urushi

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Clove : Hira Maki-e
Gold powder, Silver powder, Silver powder on Color Urushi

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Artist name: Mokuren



[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:Daikokuten (God of Wealth) #67
Maki-e Artist:Mokuren
Technique:Togidashi Taka Maki-e
Origin:Kyoto, Japan
Nib: Bicolor 21K Gold
Nib size:Medium
(If you prefer a broad nib, please let us know.)
Size:20mm(Dia.) x 153.5mm
weight: 34g
Shipping:FREE SHIPPING!
Others:AGJ Original Design Maki-e