17 May 2001
SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE
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A "LOUIS XIV" FOUNTAIN PEN, BY MONTBLANC
The vermeil pen enhanced by engraved foliate motif, the cap with a polished oval field for engraving, with an 18k gold nib enhanced by foliate engraving and heart-shaped opening, 1994, 14.5 cm., with Swiss assay marks, in its original Montblanc fitted case
Signed Montblanc, no. 1931/4810
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This pen was created in 1994 to celebrate Louis XIV, known as the Sun King, under whose reign the Arts of France reached their zenith. He was not only famous for Versailles but also for all of his achievements in the development of France.
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