This listing is for a. VISCONTI LIMITED EDITION OF 188 MEDICI IL MAGNIFICO STERLING SILVER FOUNTAIN PEN.
Also known as Lorenzo il Magnifico (the Magnificent) by his contemporary Florentines, he was a magnate, diplomat, politician and patron of scholars, artists and poets. He is well known for his contribution to the art world by sponsoring artists such as Botticelli and Michelangelo. His life coincided with the mature phase of Italian Renaissance. As natural evolution of the Medici collection Visconti is proud to dedicate a special limited edition to the great statesman of the 15th Century.
The pen embodies the essence of the Renaissance period, combining exclusive and precious elements. Another magnificent masterpiece from Visconti symbol of the power of the Medici family over the rest of the known world. The cap is in solid 925 Sterling Silver finally chiseled with the old techniques handed down from Benvenuto Cellini the most prestigious jeweler of the 15th Century.
The body is the central heart of the pen as it is in solid Levanto reddish marble facetted in 8 sides as the baptistery in front of the Dome of Florence that was completed during Lorenzo being ruler of Florence. The choice of the marble was in line with the official colors of the Medici family that can be found in Palazzo Medici Ricciardi official residence of Lorenzo il Magnifico. It comes together with the famous double reservoir filling system and the iconic 23Kt Pd nib. Fully working and ready to write.
We are authorized dealers for Visconti. Comes fitted with an original Visconti 23k palladium Medium (M) nib. Other nib sizes may be available as well!
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