|Documents - Historical|
|Realisation Price||775.00 USD|
Goldberg Auctioneers / Fall Manuscript Auction (#101) - 18/11/2017 / Historic Documents/Manuscripts / Lot 149
Catherine II, (Catherine the Great) -- Document Signed as Empress of Russia (1729-1796) Empress of Russia (1762-96). Document signed "Ekaterina" as Empress of Russia, one page, vellum, 10 x 15", 1782. Conferring the rank of 2nd Major on Ivan Varvatzi. Document is untranslated. An ornate border surrounds the document; beautiful paper and wax seal is intact. Light soiling, else fine. Signature is light, as are some of the manuscript notations. Matted and framed to an overall size of 16 x 21¼". Accompanied by a a 4 x 2¾" color photo from a painting of the Empress. Ex The Wolfe Family Trust Collection.