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Danitrio Kama-nuri in Red on Takumi Fountain Pen
Danitrio Kama-nuri in Red on Takumi Fountain Pen

Danitrio Kama-nuri in Red on Takumi Fountain Pen

KM-5C-SH
Vendor
Danitrio
Regular price
$1,900.00
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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

Kama-nuri, also known as kamakura-bori, describes the technique in which lacquerwork is carved or chiseled out in a pattern-like fashion. It was originally applied to lacquered wood but for this pen, it is applied on lacquered ebonite. Many of Danitrio's kama-nuri lines have these hand-chiseled patterns configured in an array pattern. This pen was hand-painted first by maki-e artisan Masanori with an irokeshi-dame finish and then guest chiseled by Kazushi Kaneda.

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. 

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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.