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Boxed Namiki Nippon Art Hira Maki-e Fountain pen "Chinese Phoenix" 14k Broad nib

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Name: Namiki Nippon Art Hira Maki-e Fountain Pen "Chinese Phoenix" 

Type: Fountain Pen

Maker: Namiki, Japan

Colour: Black with Hira Maki-e ChinesePhoenix 

Material: Maki-e

Nib: Namiki 14k Broad Nib 

Filling System: Push activated Pilot CON-70 Converter 


Length: 142mm (full measurements below)

Weight: 19g



Overview

The Namiki Nippon Art Chinese Phoenix fountain pen utilizes Hira Maki-e technique from the Kokkokai artisan group, with its ornate design set against a rich black backdrop, the Namiki Nippon Art Chinese Phoenix pays homage to this special bird.

Known to the Chinese as Feng Huang, the phoenix symbolizes virtue, grace and prosperity. The phoenix also represents the union of opposites, yin and yang, both male and female.

The Chinese phoenix represents the light of the sun and the moon and is the bird of the southern sky. Its song is said to have been the basis of the five cardinal notes of Chinese melody and one of the four creatures that created the world.

This delightful pen arrives in a traditional softwood gift box lined with crimson velvet and a bottle of black Namiki ink. 



Condition

The fountain pen is in near mint condition.



Servicing

The pen has been cleaned and dip tested and the nib fine tuned. 


All our pens come Grand Vision Guaranteed: guaranteed to write beautifully out of the box and to provide long lasting writing service.



Imperfections 

There are no major imperfections to note, no chips cracks or engravings

The outer box has a slight tear in it, and the crimson cloth has a fold in it, however it is close to perfect, mint condition. 


Writing Style & Nib Appraisal

The nib has been tuned to ensure smooth writing experience.

The nib is a delightfully smooth Broad nib, which in western terms is a slightly finer broad than say a Montblanc Broad.

The Namiki #10 solid gold 14k Broad nib is inscribed with the silhouette of Mt. Fuji as well as the Namiki pentagon logo. Namiki 14k gold nibs are well-suited to customizations including Stub, Cursive Italic, or Left Oblique

 

Recommendations

Recommended for everyday use, calligraphy, greeting cards, signatures, journaling, and all forms of appropriate use. 

Why not pair with a bottle of J Herbin ink? Caroube de Chypre would suit this pen very well in our eyes! 



After Care:

We deeply value our loyal customers and are proud to offer first class customer service.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch via the contact us option on our homepage.



Measurements:

Length Capped: 142mm

Length Uncapped: 129mm

Length Posted: Not recommended 

Section Diameter: 10mm

Barrel Diameter: 11mm

Cap Diameter: 13mm

Weight: 19g

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