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DUNHILL-NAMIKI: A Japanese Namiki Emperor Maki-e lacquer 'Kingfisher' fountain pen,

Estimate: £45,000 - £55,000
ca. US$71,147 - US$86,957
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 117, Views: 39

created and signed by the superior Maki-e master Seiki Chida, limited edition numbered, end of pen in gold lettering 19/25 dunhill NAMIKI JAPAN, released in 2008, exquisitely decorated in bright colours and gold over a speckled gold and mother of pearl ground, the cap with a female kingfisher perched by a river amongst nadeshiko blooms, the barrel with a male kingfisher presenting his catch. Nib marked dunhill NAMIKI 18K-750. Contained in a black lacquered fitted box, the top with silver "ALFRED DUNHILL" together with a pipette for filling the pen and pen pouch, length of pen 17.6cm, dimensions of box 30 x 30 x 9.2cm.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Bonhams London
Title: Distinguished Designs and Post War Silver, including The dunhill Collection of Namiki Pens
Date of the auction: 30 Nov 2011
Address: Bonhams London
London, Knightsbridge Montpelier Street Knightsbridge London SW7 1HH Tel: +44 20 7393 3900 Fax : +44 20 7393 3905 [email protected]