Phoenix is a legendary spiritual bird in Chinese mythology, appearing in myths, ornaments, works of art, and architecture in East Asia. It is often depicted as a symbol of virtue, wisdom, beauty, and goodness. The Phoenix also has the meaning of harmony, peace, femininity, beauty, prosperity, expansion, ascent, and success. Numerous meaningful legends surround the Phoenix. According to Chinese legends, it represents the entire universe. The head represents the sky, the eyes are the sun, the back is the moon, the legs are the earth, and the tail is a planet. It has been thought that its presence mediates between God and man, as well as dragon. In China, the Emperor has made the dragon his symbol, while the phoenix is the symbol of the empress. The Phoenix has always been considered a noble and auspicious symbol. Pelikan Maki-e “Phoenix” fountain pen is a masterpiece that combines the craftsmanship of Pelikan, based on more than 180 years of tradition and technology, coupled with superior Japanese traditional Maki-e painting techniques. Each Souverän M 1000 pen is produced in Germany and then decorated in Japan. Every single pen has the Pelikan logo on the crown, a limited-edition number, and the artist’s signature drawn by hand using Maki-e techniques.
The ”Phoenix“ is limited to 123 pieces worldwide. Each fountain pen is equipped with an 18 carat, two-tone gold nib and is encased in a traditional Japanese pen box made of paulownia wood.
Length with cap posted: 17.6cm
Central circumference: 4.6cm
System: Differential piston-filled ink, with solid brass parts
Nib type: Large handcrafted finely engraved dual tone 18k / 750 gold nib Medium nib
Warranty: Guarantee against any defaults in material or manufacturer for 3 years