Pilot Namiki Nioh Maki-e 88th Anniversary Limited Edition Fountain Pen #842/880 - M
"Nioh" is also known as Vajradhara in Sanskritt, and he is the guardian of Buddhism and temple buildings. People believe that, if they pray to "Nioh", they will maintain good health and strong legs. A pair of "Nioh" guardian god statues stands at the Great South Gate of Todaiji Temple in Nara. It is a cultural concept that originated overseas, but over many centuries has become deeply in rooted in the culture of Japan and Familiar entities to the Japanese people.
On the occasion of Pilot's 88th Anniversary, Namiki had created these commemorative fountain pens with the motif of “Shishi-Komainu” and “Nioh”, and it is their hope that you will cherish these pens for many years as your guardian talismans.
This beautiful masterpiece was only opened for photography purposes and has been vault kept. This listing is for #842.
18k 750 gold MEDIUM nib
Beautiful Maki-E art by Kokkokai master artisans