In 2012 Sailor presented the first pen of a marvellous series “Four Seasons under the Stars” which was only released in Europe ! The depicted scenery on the pens is based on etched and printed images of the Shin Hanga movement with interpretations of the four seasons during night time ! The Artist Ikki Moroiki did a wonderful job in turning these designs into some wonderful Maki-e. The pens are executed in Taka-Maki-e, Shishiai-Togidashi Maki-e and enriched with different other techniques like raden, kirigane, ….
Sailor KOP LE 28 pcs – KOP – 21kt gold nib M or B
Each pens wears on the cap a constellation typical for the particular season in Europe.
Orion for winter, the Triagulum for spring and the Polar Star, Big Bear and the Cassiopeia constellations for Autumn.
The last pen of this series “Summer under the Stars” will be released …. this summer !
Each pen is packed in a plain wooden box which keeps the price of the pen moderate if you consider the extensive techniques that have been used.
There are a few numbers left of each released pen and only one full set of “4 Seasons under the Stars” can be completed by the end of this summer. If interested contact Catherine at The SFPG.
The “4 Seasons under the Stars” fountain pens are limited on 28 pcs ww and made on Sailor KOP with 21kt gold nib in M or B.