[Maki-e] PELIKAN: Genji Maki-e Limited Edition 60 Fountain Pen Set by Musyu
Lot 1418
[Maki-e] PELIKAN: Genji Maki-e Limited Edition 60 Fountain Pen Set by Musyu
Sold for US$ 7,500 inc. premium
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[Maki-e] PELIKAN: Genji Maki-e Limited Edition 60 Fountain Pen Set by Musyu
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[Maki-e] PELIKAN: Genji Maki-e Limited Edition 60 Fountain Pen Set by Musyu
Inspired by Japan's oldest novel, The Tale of Genji. These pens, hand-painted in togidashi and takamaki-e techniques, are based upon the novel's protagonist and his wife. The first depicts the aristocratic Hikaru Genji,The second portrays his wife, Aoi no Ue, surrounded by vines, clouds and incense. Both signed by maki-e master Musyu. Medium 18K gold nibs. Outer boxes, display boxes, booklet, description, certificate. Original retail: $17,800. Year of production: 2002. Limited Edition: 31/60.
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