The court of the Sun King. The fine barrel made of Vermeer - 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".
He is a historically controversial figure, but he is also universally recognized 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. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Pens & Writing Instruments\Pens\Fountain Pens\Other Fountain Pens".2013" and is located in this country: US.This item can be shipped worldwide.