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Monday, April 25, 2011

S.T. Dupont Venus de Milo

Aphrodite of Milos, better known as the Venus de Milo, is a ancient Greek marble statue and one of the most famous works of ancient Greek Sculpture. It was created between 130 and 100 BC.

This a marble sculpture is slightly larger than life size at 203 cm (6 ft 8 in) high. Its arms and original plinth have been lost. It is thought to be the work of Alexandros of Anthios.

The Venus de Milo was discovered by a peasant in 1820, inside a buried niche within the ancient city ruins of Milos, on the Aegean island of Milos (also Melos, or Milo).

The Vénus de Milo statue is created using about 6 grams of 18k white solid gold with Rhodium finishes.
Tournaire goldsmith and solid gold hallmarks on the bottom of the statue.

The column engraving is inspired by the friezes that decorate the buildings in Paris at the end of the French 17th century.
S.T.Dupont brand is engraved on the top of the pen under the dome and on the base.
The writing instrument is made from bronze with a palladium finishes. Each pen and base take shape is hands made. This fountain pen come with Olympio XL nib 18 carats solid gold nib with rhodium decoration.

The pen is set on the magnetic base.

It is limited to 30 pieces worldwide.

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