Brass Scribe's Pen And Inkwell Case. Century Oriental Scribe's Pen And Hinged Inkwell Case. Made and signed by an Armenian artist inscribed with a Persian verse and richly engraved with birds of paradise, scrolls and geometrical designs.
Formed as a quill, encrusted with seed pearls and emeralds, this pen was presented on June, 1867 to Prince Aleksander Gorchakov by the wives of St. Petersburg aristocrats to commemorate the anniversary of his service at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Pen case and lid Place of origin: Italy (made) Date: (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Moulded leather, tooled, carved and stamped Credit Line: Bequeathed by George Salting Museum number: