Sailor MAKI-E Wood "Onagadori" - Long tail Bird [11-7919]

Sailor MAKI-E Wood "Onagadori" - Long tail Bird [11-7919]

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Item Description


"MAKI-E" is a highly respected traditional Japanese hand applied decoration process with more than one thousand five hundred years of history. It is regarded as the top of the Japanese decorative crafts on many different materials. Precious materials such as Gold, Silver, Enamel, Abalone shell (mother of pearl) etc. are combined and applied by hand by specialized accredited MAKI-E artists with traditional Urushi lacquers to represent a variety of traditional Japanese art, and culture.

These is very traditional techniques can only be applied by truly experienced Japanese craftsman who have historical family skills and pride such traditional art forms and true craftsmanship.

The elegant Kaga MAKI-E design is applied to Ebony wood - a beautiful natural material - and specially fitted with a 18K solid gold nib giving absolute writing perfection.

Onagadori - Long tail Bird

The Onaga-dori was worshiped as Hou-ou (the Phoenix), which has come to represent spiritual concept for 'Peace' in ancient China, and it was introduced into Japan in the Heian period with some changes. During the Heian period, the Onaga- Dori was regarded as a 'reality' creature and its design was used extensively on the cloth of Japanese Kimono in the aristocratic society.
The design is hand decorated in traditional Japanese MAKI-E techniques by famous MAKI-E artist Mr. Isshu Tamura.

ITEM# 11-7919
Materials : Ebony wood
Special features : Kaga Taka MAKI-E art by Isshu Tamura
Filling system : Converter & Cartridge type
Nib selection : M, 18K Gold

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