Catalog No. 0000.00.00
"My Prince" square, bejeweled box bag featuring a colorful green frog and white daisies
5 3/4 L x 5 3/4 H x 3 1/4 D in.
Playful take on "The Frog Prince" fairytale. Solid light-toned wood, square box purse screen printed with a green stylized frog and flowers. Frog's eyes and flower details decorated with bright yellow faux gems and white embellishments. Frog's chest features a large daisy embellishment matching smaller versions in flowers flanking frog's head. Frog's toes are decorated with small white acrylic balls. "My Prince" appears in large, hand-scripted cursive style below frog.
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Green, yellow, white
Collins Jewel Colors
Frogs, animals, fairytales, flowers, daisies
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" printed on lower right of front panel (no copyright symbol)
Reg. no. GP74941; 08/15/1971; "Frog"
Acrylic serigraph on heavily lacquered solid wood (probably mahogany); glass jewels manufactured for Collins of Texas in the Czech Republic; acrylic embellishments; hand-wrought solid brass clasps and ornaments; rigid white vinyl handle; satin lining; mirror
Web-press serigraph print; machine-made box with hand-applied finish; hand-wrought brass; some hand assembly (hand application of jewels)
Place of Manufacture
Places of Sale
Shows typical wear from use; serigraph vivid; original embellishments intact and in place.
"The Frog Prince (Iron Heinrich)," an old German fairytale by the Grimm Brothers, has certainly found many forms of expression in American culture.