RARE Montblanc Francois I 888 Fountain Pen. Mother of Pearl, 18 K White Gold. This is one of the nicest Patron of the Arts 888 Fountain Pens. Mother Of Pearl body and star. Metal parts are Solid White Gold.François I was the first renaissance king. And also a passionate patron of the fine arts. He acquired works by Italian masters.
Including Michelangelo, Titian and Raphael. And laid the foundations for the royal art collection. In the Louvre palace in Paris. During his reign, François I added to the royal library. Made French the official language and founded the Collège Royal in 1530.Which still exists today under the name of Collège de France. And is famous throughout the world as a higher education and research establishment. His renaissance châteaux in Chambord and Fontainebleau. Are a memorial to this legendary king and powerful patron of art and culture.
Renaissance patterns adorn the clip and the gold-coated rings. The nib is decorated with an engraving of the fleur-de-lis. The emblem of the French royal house. Pictures other than the seales box are from the gallery collection.The item "SEALED MONTBLANC FRANCOIS I 888 MOTHER OF PEARL18 K WHITE GOLD FOUNTAIN PEN 2008" is in sale since Saturday, January 16, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Pens & Writing Instruments\Pens\Fountain Pens\Montblanc". The seller is "the-incurable-collectors" and is located in Portland, Oregon. This item can be shipped worldwide.