This Namiki Seven Gods Yukari fountain pen was produced by Maki-e artisan Yumi Hayashi for Pilot's 100th anniversary. It features the Togidashi-Taka Maki-e technique, as well as inlaid Raden. It comes individually packaged in a wooden box with a 50ml bottle of matching limited edition coral pink Iroshizuku ink and a leather pen wrap. This exquisitely lacquered brass fountain pen has a medium 18kt gold nib in size #10, is complemented by gold trim, and fills via cartridge/converter (a Con-70 is included). Only 150 limited pens have been produced of each design worldwide.
Benzai-ten is unique amongst the Japanese Seven Gods of Good Fortune, in that she is the only goddess. Early on, Benzai-ten was enshrined with anything that flowed, including water and the arts, especially music and language, as well as treasure. Today, she is worshipped as the god of wisdom, and is said to represent the virtue that exists in a marriage bond.
The fountain pen is adorned with an image of Benzai-ten playing a Biwa, or traditional Japanese lute. In a nod to the fact that Benzai-ten is often enshrined in places related to water, a wave splash crafted from Raden (mother-of-pearl), is also part of her elegant depiction.
The coral pink-colored ink echoes the color of the Benzai-ten’s Kimono, depicted on the fountain pen.
As these pens are truly one-of-a-kind pieces of art, they are warrantied for life by Namiki.
Please allow us up to several extra days for shipping of this pen. Please also note we are unable to accept a return of this pen for any reason once it has been used with ink. Please thoroughly inspect and dry test the pen before use.
- Fountain Pens
- Body Material
- Lacquered metal
- Cap Type
- Compatible inks & refills
- Bottled inks, Proprietary ink cartridges
- Filling Mechanism
- Cartridge, Converter
- Grip Material
- Nib Size
- Nib Color
- Nib Material
- 18kt Gold
- Weight - Overall
- 37g (1.31oz)