Catalog No. 0000.00.00
"Owl and Pussycat" themed bejeweled box bag, black and warm brown
11 1/8 L x 2 3/4 W x 5 7/8 H in.
Box purse of medium-toned wood screen printed in warm brown and black, depicting the main characters of "The Owl and the Pussycat" fable. Owl's and cat's eyes decorated with crystal faux gems. Acrylic embellishments include owl's beak and a copper star. "owl + pussy cat" serigraph appears in lower left corner of front in hand-script printed style. Black vinyl handle. One variation on this theme.
Title of Piece
owl + pussy cat (sic)
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Warm red-brown, black, amber, white
Collins Jewel Colors
Fables, fairytales, birds, cats, animals
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" printed on lower right corner (no copyright symbol)
Acrylic serigraph on wood; glass jewels manufactured for Collins of Texas in the Czech Republic; acrylic embellishments; brass findings; vinyl handle; satin lining; mirror
Web-press serigraph print; machine-made box; some hand assembly (hand application of jewels)
Place of Manufacture
Places of Sale
Shows typical wear from use; serigraph vivid; original jewels intact and in place.
One variation on the theme, based on the classic fable.