Danitrio Yamato Cockroach on Red Maki-E on Hanryo Fountain Pen


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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

In Japan, cockroaches symbolize resilience and adaptability. Their capacity to thrive in diverse environments, even amidst adversity, mirrors these qualities. Similar to the cockroach’s ability to endure challenges unscathed, Japanese culture highly esteems tenacity and diligent effort.

The melodic chirping of Japanese cockroaches during warm summer nights permeates literature, music, and art, weaving itself into the rich cultural tapestry.

About Danitrio Hanryo Fountain Pen Series:

The Hanryo in Japanese means "Companion". This Danitrio pen series is the narrowest in diameter of the lineup.

Nib Details:

This pen is furnished with an 18k Gold, two-toned #5 nib. This nib is known as the "T" nib

The only nib tip sizes offered are Medium & Broad.

Technical Specification:

Cap Length 65 mm (2.56")
Cap Diameter 21 mm (0.83")
Barrel Length 110 mm (4.33")
Barrel Diameter 19 mm (0.75")
Pen Length (Closed) 147 mm (5.79")
Pen Length (Posted) Cap does not post
Net Weight 35.5 g (1.25 oz)
Net Weight (w/ink) 37.2 g (1.31 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.