1 May 2001
This lot is offered without a reserve
A MEISSEN PORCELAIN "YEAR OF THE DRAGON" FOUNTAIN PEN, BY MONTBLANC
The white porcelain fountain pen with hand painted orange and red Chinese dragon decoration and gold plated trim, with 18K gold nib engraved with the Chinese symbol for the year of the Dragon, 2000, 13.6 cm. long, in the original fitted Montblanc case with papers
Signed Montblanc, no. 823/888
This pen was created in 2000 to celebrate the year of the Golden Dragon. This most flamboyant of the twelve signs of the Chinese Zodiac has always been the symbol of the Chinese imperial family.
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