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Danitrio Irokeshi-Dame in Red on Takumi Fountain Pen capped
Danitrio Irokeshi-Dame in Red on Takumi Fountain Pen uncapped
Danitrio Irokeshi-Dame in Red on Takumi Fountain Pen cap

Danitrio Irokeshi-dame in Red on Takumi Fountain Pen

ITK-5-SH
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Danitrio
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$2,100.00
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  100% Genuine Urushi

 Contains the Maki-E Red Seal (Highest Quality of Maki-E Art)

 Hand-painted by highly-trained Japanese Artisans

Irokeshi-dame describes the exquisite, smooth satin finish of this pen. It provides contrast when compared to tame-nuri which leaves the surface with a glossy appearance. The artisan is able to produce the satin finish by excluding the burnishing process upon the completion of the outer urushi layer.

 

About Danitrio Takumi Fountain Pen Series:

The Takumi is a Danitrio series. Takumi means "Craft" in Japanese.

Nib Details:

This pen is furnished with an 18k Gold, two-toned #6 nib. What has been described by many Danitrio collectors as the fireball nib is an image of “Kaen-Kohai” which is a flame-shaped halo of “Fudo Myoo” (Acala, the God of Fire). This halo is commonly painted on the back of Japanese Buddhist statues. 

An UrushiPen.com representative will contact you to confirm nib tip size preference (fine, medium, broad, or stub) following the placement of the order.

Technical Specification:

Cap Length 68 mm (2.68")
Cap Diameter 18 mm (0.71")
Barrel Length 130 mm (5.12")
Barrel Diameter 16 mm (0.63")
Pen Length (Closed) 147 mm (5.79")
Pen Length (Posted) 175 mm (6.89")
Net Weight 28.4 g (1 oz)
Net Weight (w/ink full) 30 g (1.06 oz)
Filling System Cartridge/Converter

 

About the Artisan: 


This pen was hand-painted by Masanori Omote (Masanori). Born in 1938. Masanori was awarded the "Dento-Kogei-shi" title in 1994, which an honorary title meaning "master of traditional crafts" and is given only to a select few artisans who have a significant contribution to their craft. He learned Maki-E on commonly used items and often showcases his work at art exhibitions in Japan such as Dento Kogeiten, art-and-craft exhibition established in the 1950's to help foster and pass down the skills of Japanese traditional crafts. In addition to practicing Maki-E, he has also has been a teacher at the Yamanaka Urushi Technical Center. He likes to use different lacquering techniques on the same piece and is inspired by the four seasons. He states that he works very hard on his pieces in hopes that his customers will continue to love his work.