Lot 553 of 594:
PILOT HouOu DOUBLE PHOENIX Maki-e Ltd. FP  

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Estimate:
$1,800 - $2,200

Title:
PILOT: Sokuikinen HouOu [Double Phoenix] Limited Edition Maki-e Fountain Pen

Author:
Pilot

Place:
Japan

Publisher:

Date:
1990

Description:
Vest-form fountain pen ornamented with Double Phoenix motif in raised takamaki-e by master maki-e artisan Kyusai Yoshida.  The pen was issued by Pilot to commemorate the inauguration of the Emperor Akihito in November 1990. Gold-plated ball-ended clip. Medium #10 18K gold nib. A popular design that has become uncommon on the secondary market. Outer box, wood display box, ink bottle with phoenix motif on cap, booklet. Limited Edition: 903/1000. Excellent condition, not inked.

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Item number:
293452a
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