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Smithsonian Cherry Blossom Pens

Item #78233

Sale Price: $19.99 - $39.99

Original Price: $59.00 - $79.00

Availability: Out of stock. This item is no longer available for purchase.

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Eloquently redefining the art and pleasure of writing, these beautiful and beautifully made Smithsonian Cherry Blossom Pens with their impressionistic cherry blossom designs will be constant joys. Each superbly balanced, the Ballpoint Pen with medium black refill deploys with a twist. The capped Rollerball Pen comes with a German-made medium black rollerball refill. The capped Fountain Pen with German-made, medium bi-color nib comes with a converter to use with bottled ink. The Smithsonian sunburst adorns each cap; the Smithsonian logo emblazons each band. Resin barrels, elegant goldtone appointments. Handsome Smithsonian logo gift boxing. Takes widely available Schmidt refills.

Ballpoint (top) Orig. $59.00 NOW $19.99
Rollerball (middle) Orig. $69.00 NOW $29.99
Fountain (bottom) Orig. $79.00 NOW $39.99

 Each, 5.1"l. x 0.55"dia.

Museum Provenance

Viewing cherry blossoms in early spring was deemed such a transcendently beautiful experience, the Japanese gave it a name, hanami. Washington, D.C. and the Smithsonian began the celebration of cherry blossoms in the early 1900s when the trees that now line the nearby Tidal Basin were given to the United States by Japan. The breathtaking collection on these pages celebrates these enduring symbols of renewal while evoking the motifs of many print, painted and ceramic artworks in our Freer Gallery of Art.

Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.

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