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DUNHILL-NAMIKI: MOTORITIES MAKI-E LIMITED EDITION 25 FOUNTAIN PEN. 20th century. Pen comes complete with lacquered display b...

2013 February 23-24 Estate Auction - Dallas #5129

 
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Auction Ended On: Feb 23, 2013
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Location: Heritage Auctions - Design District Annex
1518 Slocum Street
Dallas, TX

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DUNHILL-NAMIKI: MOTORITIES MAKI-E LIMITED EDITION 25 FOUNTAIN PEN
20th century
Pen comes complete with lacquered display box, eyedropper, and all original packaging and papers. Limited Edition: Only 25 pieces made. Edition 10/25

An exquisite example of the Japanese Maki-e style, this fine pen is made from precious black lacquer and decorated with sprinklings of gold dust and mother-of-pearl Raden. The pen incorporates images of wheels and flames, a homage to Dunhill's original early 1900s "Dunhill Motorities" line of automobile accessories. Nib is solid medium 18 karat gold. Pen is eyedropper filled.

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Two screws to the laquered case are stripped.

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