2 star Koukaboku inkstick ( 二星紅花墨 )

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Size: 1.0 (W:17mm L:75mm T:9mm Wgt:20gram)

2 star Koukaboku inkstick ( 二星紅花墨 )

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1.0 (W:17mm L:75mm T:9mm Wgt:20gram)
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1.5 (W:19mm L:84mm T:11mm Wgt:20gram)
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2 star Koukaboku ( 二星紅花墨 ) - Kobaien inksticks, Nara, Japan

2 star Koukaboku inkstick ( 二星紅花墨 )

1.0 (W:17mm L:75mm T:9mm Wgt:20gram)

Price
$7
1.0 (W:17mm L:75mm T:9mm Wgt:20gram)

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** SIZE W:Width, L:Length, T:Thickness, Wgt:Weight


2 start Koukaboku is an oil-smoke ink made from rapeseed oil, and is characterized by its very smoothness.

When used as a dark ink color, it produces a light black color. It is not suitable for applications that use light ink.

 

二 ( futatsu : two ) 

星 ( hoshi : star )

紅 ( kou : crimson )

花 ( ka: flower )

墨 ( boku : ink )

 

In 1739, Matsui,Motoyasu, the sixth successor of Kobaien, went to Nagasaki Prefecture in Japan.

There he interacted with  ink craftsmen of the Qing dynasty and collaborated with them on the production of ink. Koukaboku is one of the best inks born from that study.

Koukaboku is also known as “Ohanzumi ( The ink of flower ) “. Seien, five-star and four-star Koukaboku inks are made from rapeseed oil. Three-star, two-star, and one-star Koukaboku inks are made from Kouba-en’s original mineral oil.

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