Inchuhasen sumi ink stick ( 飲中八仙 )

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Inchuhasen sumi ink stick ( 飲中八仙 )


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The name of this sumi ink stick, Inchuhasen ( 飲中八仙 ),  comes from eight Chinese drinking hermits from the late 8th century.

This  sumi ink stick is a top-quality oil-smoke ink made with rapeseed oil. The darker the ink, the more shiny and pure black it becomes. Light black ink is brownish black.

飲 ( in : drink ) 

中 ( rin : ing )

八 ( hachi : eight )

仙 ( sen: hermits )

Width 50mm, Length 120mm, Thickness 18mm, Weight 150grams 

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