AGJ Original Maki-e Fountain pen #68 "Ebisu God" Sailor KOP Togidashi Taka Maki-e Kyoto Japan Wa

AGJ Original Maki-e Fountain pen #68 "Ebisu God" 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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A old traditional dance play of red snapper : Hira Maki-e
Eye : Black urushi on gold powder
Gold powder, Silver powder, Vermilion urushi, Black urushi
Fan : Taka Maki-e
Gold powder

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Gold powder, Vermilion urushi

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Seigaiha patterns of blue water waves :
Sprinkle powder urushi on waves and paint urushi on them

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Ebisu god : Hira maki-e
Old traditional hat : Paint black urushi on Seikin (Alloy of Gold and Silver)
Beard, Mustache, Eyebrow : Black Urushi
Inside of mouth : Color urushi
Gold powder, Silver powder, Color urushi
Fishing rod:Taka Maki-e
Blue gold powder

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Artist name : Mokuren

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Seigaiha patterns of blue water waves :
Sprinkle powder urushi on waves and paint urushi on them



[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:Ebisu God #68
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
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Others:AGJ Original Design Maki-e