MONTBLANC: Ludovico Sforza [Duke of Milan] Patron of Art Series Limited Edition 888 Fountain Pen

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MONTBLANC: Ludovico Sforza [Duke of Milan] Patron of Art Series Limited Edition 888 Fountain Pen

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MONTBLANC: Ludovico Sforza [Duke of Milan] Patron of Art Series Limited Edition 888 Fountain Pen
Montblanc's tribute to the Renaissance ruler and patron of Leonardo da Vinci, who worked for the Duke of Milan for 15 years, during which he created "The Last Supper," "Lady with an Ermine," and other masterworks. The design of the captop and endpiece is inspired by the architecture of the Castello Sforzesco. Solid 18K gold fittings and blue lacquer ornamented with motifs inspired by Leonardo's ceiling frescoes at Sala delle Asse in the Sforza Castle in Milan. A mother-of-pearl captop star completes the design. Medium 18K gold nib engraved with the Sforza coat of arms. Outer box, inner box, lacquered wood display box, booklet & service guide in folder. Limited Edition: 002/888.

Provenance: Fine Montblancs from a European Collection.
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MONTBLANC: Ludovico Sforza [Duke of Milan] Patron of Art Series Limited Edition 888 Fountain Pen
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