Lot 580

As the Twig is Bent in Youth Sailor's Valentine Watercolor
Late 19th century.  A very unusual watercolor valentine, possibly executed by a sailor.  An inked anchor in center, with floral border containing a secret message written within pedals, to read: With H. Cloeman's Love Fo?ndest, Hope and Best Wishes; 23.75 x 17.25 in. (watercolor only).
Est $200 - $300