Mont Blanc Limited Edition Marquise de Pompadour Patron of the Art Fountain Pen 4626/4810
This is a wonderful Mont Blanc Marquise de Pompadour limited edition fountain pen number 4626 of 4810 pen made with a solid gold 18K nib in MINT conditions. The pen has never been used and it comes in its original box , sticker and papers. The Patron of Art Edition Marquise de Pompadour honors a captivating personality and an outstanding historical figure. The splendid gold-plated barrel and mountings of Edition 4810 represent the luxury of court life at Versailles. The cap, made of fine Meissen porcelan and decorated with a hand-painted, sepia-colored rose finished in gold, recalls the Marquise's love of porcelain. As a tribute to the age in which she lived, the 18-carat gold nib is decorated by a delicate engraving typical of the rococo style.The Marquise de Pompadour, Louis XV's mistress, was a committed patron of the arts who supported Voltaire and Mozart and had a passion for architecture and Meissen porcelain. In its Patron of Art Limited Edition, Montblanc has created an exceptional writing instrument in her honour.
The cap is made from the famous white Meissen porcelain, adorned by a sepia-coloured rose - the Marquise's favourite flower - and the traditional Meissen crossed blue swords. The instrument also boasts a gold-plated barrel, matching trim and a gold nib.