Catalog No. 0000.00.00
"Pavan" peacock mating dance box bag, turquoise and green on black
11 7/8 L x 6 1/2 H x 2 3/4 D in.
Box purse of black-finished wood screen printed in turquoise, pale green and gold, depicting two peacocks in a mating dance, or "pavan" and surrounded with flowers and flourishes. Decorated with faux gems in aqua and metallic acrylic embellishments. "Pavan" serigraph appears in lower left corner in hand-script printed style. One of many variations on this theme.
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Black, turquoise, green, gold
Collins Jewel Colors
Birds, peacocks, love, flowers
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol printed on lower right corner
Prob. reg. no. GP51353; 06/20/1966; Stylized birds & flowers
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 vinyl handle; natural hand-stained leather trim; satin lining; mirror
Serigraph (screen) print; machine-made box with hand-applied stain and lacquer; hand-wrought solid brass; 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 of many variations Enid Collins designed on this theme.