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Pilot Antique Makie Lovebird Fountain Pen
The romance of a pair of Lovebirds perched on cherry blossom branches is a very pleasing sight.
This makie pen was made c. 1980s showing a pair of Birds of Paradise painted by the skillful hands of makie artist Sei Katsuta. The most attractive sight of this pen is to see the long slender tail feathers of the Birds of Paradise flows along the barrel. Each bird is highlighted with high relief lacquer (taka makie)
against a black background on the Pilot Antique Makie pen.
To bring about contrast to the Pilot Antique Makie Lovebird Fountain Pen, gold powder (kimpun) was sprinkled on the cap and barrel artistically to create depth to the perspective.
Writing with the 18kt gold nib pen is certainly a great pleasure as it glides on paper.
Condition is excellent and it comes complete with a box. Contact us at email@example.com
for more information.
About Pilot Pen
The Pilot Pen Corporation was founded by Ryosuke Namiki with Masao Wada in 1918 under the name of the Namiki Manufacturing Company. Pilot Fountain Pen is well known globally as the best Japanese pen manufacturer producing fine writing instruments and stationery and to some extent, jewellery.
Being the largest pen manufacturer in Japan, many Pilot Fountain Pens are produced purely for the usage of domestic market. However, some premium range of limited edition, special editions were open for international markets.
Known for its Japanese maki-e fountain pens, Pilot Fountain Pen is widely recognized as the leader in luxury Japanese lacquer pens among many other Japanese maki-e pen brands in Japan. Pilot Fountain Pens are excellent in choices of nibs and the quality of rollerballs and ball pens.
On special occasions, like Pilot’s anniversary, Limited Edition Pens and Special Edition maki-e Pilot Anniversary Pens were produced to mark the milestone of the company’s journey. These are the highest in quality and usually made to pay homage to Japanese unique culture and heritage.