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Pelikan Limited Edition Maki-e Souveran M1000 Snow, Moon and Flower Fountain Pen
Maki-e is the art of Japanese Lacquer painting and is renowned for its beauty and artistry. The Pelikan "Snow, Moon and Flowers" Maki-e fountain pen uses Togidashi-Taka-Maki-e that combines both Taka Maki-e and Togidashi-Maki-e techniques.
"Snow, Moon and Flowers" refer to winter snow, autumn moon, and spring flowers which are natural beauties in three of the four seasons of Japan, and also conveys the tendernes in the scenery. In addition, it has become a symbolic foundation that supports the aesthetic life of the Japanese people with a calm and peaceful state of mind. "Snow, Moon and Flowers" has been used in various poems and lyrics in praising the beautiful landscapes that strike people's hearts.
On the fountain pen, snow crystals, full moon and cherry blossoms are painted on the background and sprinkled with gold powder. The motif fantastically expresses the beautiful four seasons of Japan in fascinating details.
The Pelikan "Snow, Moon and Flowers" Maki-e fountain pen is a masterpiece that combines the craftsmanship of Pelikan Germany based on over 180 years of tradition and technology coupled with superior Japanese traditional Maki-e painting techniques. Each pen has the Pelikan logo on the crown, a limited edition number, and the artist's signature drawn in by hand using Maki-e techniques. The "Snow, Moon and Flowers" fountain pen is limited to 123 pieces worldwide. Each fountain pen is equipped with an 18 carat, two-tone gold nib and is encased in a traditional Japanese pen box made of paulownia wood.
The writing qualities are carefully checked and tested by hand before it comes to you. Manufactured and assembled in Germany, refined in Japan.