The image of a swan was a recurring motif throughout the kings life. Beginning with the castle where he grew up, Hohenschwangau (high region of the swan). This imagery is captured on the Ludwig II limited Edition 4810.
Wherein translucent lacquer reveals a feather-like. The barrel of the pen is translucent blue lacquer. Mirroring the color of Ludwigs official royal portrait. As well as the blue of the pillars. Inside the throne room at Neuschwanstein.
The opera that inspired the young Ludwig. To live a life of patronage. Wagners Lohengrin, is referenced on the champagne gold-coated cap ring. Which is engraved WWV 75.The clip is gracefully curved. Like the profile of a swan.
And the 18 karat Gold Nib. Features a likeness of Neuschwanstein. Ludwig II (25 August 1845 13 June 1886). Called the Swan King or the Fairy Tale King. Was King of Bavaria from 1864 until his death in 1886.
He exercised his penchant for elaborate castles. By building three architectural masterpieces.The fanciful vision of a medieval fortress. The swan became his royal emblem. Which is symbolically elevated by the Lohengrin Saga. And immortalised as a design motif throughout Ludwig's castles. Metal, champagne-tone gold coated, in the shape of a swan. Barrel in blue translucent lacquer. Cap with white translucent lacquer and guilloché underneath. Au 750 solid Gold Nib with special engraving. Pictures are part of the description. The item "MONTBLANC Patron of Art Homage to Ludwig II Limited Edition 4810" is in sale since Thursday, October 1, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Pens & Writing Instruments\Pens\Fountain Pens\Montblanc". The seller is "the-incurable-collectors" and is located in Oregon. This item can be shipped worldwide.