The Water Dragon. Maki-e over ebonite. There was no description available for this pen but with pictures like that, do you really need one? $6000.
UPDATE 5/29: Nakaya sent me a description for this pen after I mentioned there wasn’t one on their website. Enjoy.
This pen was produced in connection with the year of Dragon, 2012.
A waterfall is drawn by Keshi-gin technique with new green urushi by Tame-sukashi.
Ascending Dragon is expressed on it by Gold urushi.
Rocks are expressed by Gin-yuji technique and a foaming waterfall is expressed by palladium powder.
Cigar model, Long size.
The Fujin and the Raijin. (A wind god and the thunder god.) The base for this pen is a long cigar made of ebonite with a diameter of 17mm. The taka-maki-e technique is used here starting with a gold or silver base to which red and green urushi is layered. The entire pen is then polished to a brilliant shine. $10,000