Japanese Nature Bamboo Ball Pen from Metropolitan Museum of Art

Japanese Nature Bamboo Ball Pen from Metropolitan Museum of Art

Japanese Nature Bamboo Ball Pen from Metropolitan Museum of Art
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The inspiration for this pen was found in an elegant lacquer box, ca. 1800, that is among 
the decorative arts in the Museum’s holdings. Powdered gold and silver were combined with the lacquer to give the box a delicate tone. The Japanese technique for achieving this effect is known as maki-e. Our pen re-creates the same bamboo design found on the box. Fittingly, bamboo itself is one of the earliest known writing surfaces.  
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Specifications
BP will take: any Parker® style BP or Gel refills [G2 format]
BP refills recommended: Schneider® Express 735, Softroll® fits Parker® by MonteVerde®, Schmidt® P900, Parker® BP refills, SZ Leqi® fits Parker®, Parker® QuinkFlow
Pressurized BP refills recommended: Schmidt® P950, Schmidt®-style P950 from Private Reserve Ink®
Gel refills recommended: Capless Gel fits Parker® by MonteVerde®, Parker®-style P900 Gel refill by Private Reserve Ink®, Parker® gel refills
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