This exquisitely detailed pen was inspired by the Federal period and will make a rich, historical gift. The Federal period represents a 50-year period starting about 1780. Architecture, furnishings and decorative embellishments of this era typically reflected the Neoclassical style, which includes influences from Greece and Rome. The pen end features a Federally inspired convex mirror which helped to illuminate rooms when accompanied by candles. The pen end also includes Doric column influenced designs as well as a striking bald eagle which was common symbol used during this period. Finally, the pen clip and elements on the pen end and tip feature detailed, intricately designed scrollwork. Features a Parker style refill. The barrel is hand turned from Box Elder Burl dyed with the color of Red Wool.