PATRON OF ART 1994 LIMITED EDITION
Limitation number #3130/4810
Medium (M) 18K 750 gold nib
With its delicate splendour and extravagant detail, the Patron of Art Edition Louis XIV recalls the interior decoration of the rooms and salons of Versailles, the court of the Sun King. The fine barrel made of vermeil – gold-plated 925 sterling silver – is encircled with a delicate flower pattern, inspired by the world-famous gardens of Versailles.
The hand-cut nib in 18-karat gold is captivating because of its carved heart-shaped hole and the delicately engraved bows, a typical fashion accessory in the court of the Sun King.
Louis XIV: the “dieudonné”, or “gift from God”. The Sun King. He is a historically controversial figure, but he is also universally recognised for his appreciation of the fine arts. Louis XIV founded numerous leading European cultural academies, took a personal interest in promising, talented artists and created an edifice that will always be associated with his name: the Palace of Versailles.
Vermeil barrel & cap engraved with patterns evoking the Louis XIV’s court in Versailles.
Medium (M)18K gold nib engraved wiith royal motif.
It comes with all original boxes and papers (full set): outer box, lacquered dark green display box, booklet, International Service Certificate, Reply card, personal service card, white outer cardboard sleeve, papers folder and also the small label showing the limitation number #3130 (with nice patina) .
Near mint condition, fully working and ready to write.
The Fountain pen measures capped 143 mm (5,63 inches)
Montblanc 1994 Medium (M) 18K 750 gold nib
Limited Edition: #3130/4810
NB. With the same limitation number (i.e. #3130/4810) we have available for sale also the 1993 Octavian and the 1995 Prince Regent model)