Catalog No. 0000.00.00
"Pavan II" peacock mating dance box bag, turquoise
11 7/8 L x 6 1/2 H x 2 3/4 D in.
Box purse of light-toned wood screen printed in a gradient of turquoise, light green and metallic gold, depicting two peacocks in a mating dance, or "pavan" and surrounded with flowers and flourishes. Decorated with faux gems in aqua, crystal and emerald green and with acrylic pearl embellishments. "PAVAN II" serigraph appears in lower left corner in hand-script printed style. One of many variations on this theme.
Title of Piece
PAVAN II (sic)
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Turquoise, light green, gold (metal)
Collins Jewel Colors
Aquamarine, Crystal, Emerald
Birds, peacocks, love, flowers
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol printed on lower right corner
Reg. no. GP38031; 04/22/1963; "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.