Visconti Medici il Magnifico Egyptian Marble Fountain Pen
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Visconti is delighted to announce the launch of the new il Magnifico ‘Egyptian Marble’, the latest edition from Visconti’s iconic il Magnifico series. Inspired by one of the most renowned figures of the Florentine Renaissance, Lorenzo ‘Il Magnifico’ de’ Medici, the Visconti il Magnifico collection personifies the essence of the Renaissance period, combining luxurious and precious materials. For this latest launch, genuine Egyptian marble, is complemented by an aged bronze cap and trims.
Lorenzo de’ Medici was an Italian Statesman and a 15th century Ruler of the Florentine Republic. Considered one of the most powerful and enthusiastic patrons of the Renaissance age, he was commonly known as Lorenzo “il Magnifico” (the Magnificent) by his contemporary Florentines as he was an influential businessman, diplomat, politician and a patron of scholars.
Il Magnifico Egyptian Marble
This new collection celebrates Lorenzo de’ Medici’s great passion for art and Florentine tradition. The pen’s body is made of fine Egyptian ‘amber’ marble. The marble is known for its delicate streaks that range from amber to sepia hues giving the pen its’ delicate and elegant appearance. The marble body is octagonal shaped and inspired by the Baptistery of Florence, formed using specific, high-precision machinery.
Lilies, the symbol of the city of Florence, are meticulously engraved on the pens aged bronze cap. The iconic Ponte Vecchio clip is plated in yellow gold and embellished with ivory enamel contrasting perfectly. The top of the cap is enriched with the ancient coat of arms of the Medici family.
In-House 18kt Gold Nib
The fountain pen features Visconti’s in-house 18kt yellow gold nib, available in EF, F, M, B, and Stub widths.
The il Magnifico Egyptian Marble is available as a fountain pen and rollerball. The fountain pen features Visconti’s famous power filling system and hook safe lock and is presented in a custom Il Magnifico limited edition box to match the pen. The collection is limited to 188 pieces worldwide.
Edition: Limited, 188 pieces worldwide
Fountain Nib: 18kt Yellow Gold: EF, F, M, B, S
Filling System: Power Filler
Material: Egyptian Marble
Trims: Aged Bronze & Brass