The Peony and Butterfly are a combination of the design traditionally used as considered as a long time of luck. The butterfly was drawn by the technique named “Hira-Maki-e” in which pictures, patterns, and letters are drawn with lacquer on the surface of a fountain pen, and then metal powder such as gold or silver is sprinkled and fixed on the surface of the fountain pen.
The peony was used the technique of “ Taka Maki-e ” , the highest Maki-e technique only used on the highest ranked fountain pens. Compared to other Maki-e techniques, the Taka Maki-e is three-dimensional and deep expressions are possible. This requires a lot of time, work and advanced skills.
Limited edition of 50 pieces.
The pen is supllied with a Sailor converter and cartridges and equipped with a large 18 carat nib in the size of the Sailor King of Pens.