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Danitrio Phoenix Bird with Flowers Maki-E on Hakkaku Fountain Pen Diagonal
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Danitrio Phoenix Bird with Flowers Maki-E on Hakkaku Fountain Pen

N-310
Vendor
Danitrio
Regular price
$3,000.00
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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

The phoenix in Japan reflects a positive meaning (like most cultures). In Japan, it is thought that the phoenix is a symbol of the imperial household and also represents power and strength. The karakusa (Japanese for "arabesque") is commonly used to represent longevity and prosperity.

 About Danitrio Hakkaku Fountain Pen Series:

The Hakkaku is a Danitrio series pen that is octagonal-shaped. Hakkaku means "discovery" 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 15 mm (0.59")
Pen Length (Closed) 147 mm (5.79")
Pen Length (Posted) 170 mm (6.69")
Net Weight 26.5 g (0.93 oz)
Net Weight (w/ink full) 28.4 g (1 oz)
Filling System Cartridge/Converter


About the Artisan:
 


This pen was hand-painted by Koichiro Okazaki (Kogaku). Born in 1959. He is a renown Maki-E artisan in Japan and considers himself wholeheartedly traditional when it comes to Maki-E. He is recognized by the Japanese Government as a Dento Kogei-shi, 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. Many of his Maki-E works have been accepted and rewarded at national art exhibitions. He had learned Maki-E from a master and became an independent artisan 5 years later. He was recognized with Kao (authorized monogram) by Kuda Munenori of Sado Omote school in 1991. He performs Maki-E on many traditional accessories, hair pins, combs, jewelry, and fine writing instruments.