Metropolitan Museum Of Art Ballpoint Pen
Celebrate the decorative art collections at the Metropolitan Museum of Art with these Metropolitan Museum of Art Ballpoint Pens! Each pen in the Accessory Collection is a carefully and artfully detailed rendition of the museum's most famous works of art. Each retractable ballpoint pen features chrome plated appointments and a lacquer barrel. Revisit these fine art pieces every time you write with the Metropolitan Museum of Art's best ballpoint pen collection!
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Accessory Collection includes:
Astral Map, with golden planetary spheres from the Renaissance manual Astronomicum Caesareum
Deco flower, an Art Deco floral wallpaper pattern by the French graphic designer, Edouard Bénedictus
Deskey Deco, with simplified forms, stylized decor and bold, elegant lines by American designer, Donald Deskey
Egyptian, based on textile-derived painted ceilings copied from tombs of the New Kingdom Egypt
Golden Bamboo, inspired by a Japanese gold and lacquer box
Iznick Tile, a colorful ceramic tile from Iznik, a Turkish ceramics center during the age of the Ottoman sultan Süleyman the Magnificent (1494-1566)
Klimt, a lively geometric pattern textile design from 1920 by Gustav Klimt
Meissen Floral, representative of a white, baluster-shaped vase decorated with Kekiemon-style flowers
Mughal Carpet, a floral pattern and design that related to carpets from Heart (Persia), the early models for Indian carpet production
Lotus, featuring a detail from a Japanese painted handscroll
Peacock Feather, based on an iridescent Favrile glass vase in the Museum's 1900s collection
Persian Patchwork, with details of artwork from the Book of Kings of Shah Tahmasp
Qing Butterfly, from an 1830's Chinese silk coverlet
Shoes, a cavalcade of shoes from the Met's Costume Institute
Compton, an enduring design from the firm of William Morris from 1896, illustrating the lavish botanical patterns that were typical of Morris's aesthetic.
Greek Palmette, based on the popular palmette pattern found on many objects in the Museum's collection including a bucket-shaped vase for wine.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Accessory Collection Features
- Each pen is inspired from a famous work of art
- Beautiful sterling clip and M emblem on top
- Twist-activated mechanism
- Each pen is presented in a gift box printed with its coordinating pattern