Catalog No. 0000.00.00
"Sea Fare" fish-themed bejeweled box bag
11 L x 5 3/4 H x 2 3/4 D in.
Box purse with a marine theme screen printed in blue, turquoise, green and white and featuring an angel fish, seahorse and three smaller fish. Decorated with faux gems in Crystal and Aquamarine, plus embellishments in acrylic pearl and metallic gold starfish shapes.
Title of Piece
sea fare (sic)
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Turquoise, blue, light green, white, pearl, gold (metal)
Collins Jewel Colors
Aquamarine, Crystal, Pearl, Gold (metal)
Fish, sea, marine life, seahorse
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" serigraph on lower right front
Reg. no. GP44842; 10/30/1964; "Stylized fish"
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 on leather and interior; minor wear to wood; serigraph vivid; original jewels and embellishments intact and in place.
Part of the "Caribbean Caper" line.