Unique Collection 2014: Sunset

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No 12: Sunset

The painting on this remarkable fountain pen captures the beauty of the ocean: Gulls are flying over the glittering waves during sunset. The waves are vividly expressed with a fascinating change of colors drawn with so much talent that you can almost hear the water lapping against the coast. The fountain pen “Sunset” was drawn with the Togidashi-Taka-Maki-e technique.

The Togidashi-Maki-e technique

In this technique, the rare Japanese lacquer Urushi is applied in a multitude of layers which are polished many times. The design is drawn first with tracing paper and then with colored lacquer onto the surface of the fountain pen. It is then sprinkled with a multitude of lacquer-layers or gold and silver dust.

The Taka Maki-e technique

The artist mixes charcoal powder or gold powder into the lacquer, so that the pattern of the design is raised above the surface and a three-dimensional effect is created: If your thumb glides over the surface, you will feel the difference.

More Details

Artist:Hakuu Masuda
Based on model:Souverän M 800
Nib:18 carat gold, size M, bi-color
Techniques:Togidashi-Taka-Maki-e

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