Kinshinsen ( 金神仙 ) sumi ink stick - Koboku ( 古墨 Antique Inkstick ) -

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Kinshinsen ( 金神仙 ) - Kobaien inksticks, Nara, Japan

Kinshinsen ( 金神仙 ) sumi ink stick - Koboku ( 古墨 Antique Inkstick ) -


Product information

This sumi ink stick was made of Superfine rapeseed(canola) oil smoke, Gold leaf

Production Year: 1980


金 ( kin : gold ) 

神仙 ( shinsen : enchanted land


SIZE: Width:21mm Length:83mm Thickness:13mm Weight:27gram

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