He started the first newspaper, founded the first state museum of Russia, with a public library, and the Russian Academy of Science. This was built in the city named after this great tsar St. The fine gold work of the Patron of Art Edition Peter the Great reflects the magnificent court of the Russian tsar: surrounded by laurel wreaths, artistic yellow gold-coated ornamentation encircles the dark green barrel of Edition 4810. The two-headed eagle, a motif from the rich iconography of the age of the tsars, is delicately engraved on the Au 750 solid gold nib. It comes with all original boxes, papers and original packaging, namely: outer box, display box, international service certificate, white cardboard sleeve.
This fountain pen measures capped 144 mm (5,66 inches) and it is fitted with an original MONTBLANC 4810 1997 Medium (M) 18K gold nib with Imperial Russian eagle. Catherine II the Great LE 4810. Tsarina Catherines ambition was to continue the work of Peter the Great. Indeed, her commitment to the arts was impressive: she corresponded with Voltaire, Diderot and dAlembert, among others. She is responsible for having the Hermitage the famous winter palace erected in St.
Petersburg, and it is thanks to her love of painting that the royal art collection grew from a few dozen paintings to more than 4,000. The splendidly ornamented Patron of Art Edition Catherine the Great commemorates the great era of the Russian Empire. Rose gold-coated ornamentation featuring blossom wreath motifs adorns the eggplant-colored barrel of Edition 4810.The nib is in Au 750 solid gold, on which the symbol of the Russian monarchy the two-headed eagle is engraved. We use only high quality materials such as double wall cardboard boxes, extra large buble wrap, polypropylene packaging tape, pvc pipe with high resistance. The attached photographs are to be considered part of the description. We are at your disposal for any further information. We usually reply messages within the same day, but please allow do bear in mind that our time zone differences might cause a slight delay. The item "MONTBLANC 1997 Catherine the Great & Peter the Great Patron of Art LE 4317/4810" is in sale since Saturday, March 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Pens & Writing Instruments\Pens\Fountain Pens\Montblanc". The seller is "erfobay" and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.