Catalog No. 0000.00.0
"Whole Hog" stylized piggybank bejeweled box bag
0 L x 0 H x 0 W in.
White and turquoise screen printed box purse depicting a stylized piggybank embellished with floral, star and curlicue designs and studded with faux jewels. Prominent at the center is a flower pattern with amber and emerald imitation gems and pearls. The background surrounds the figure with tiny stars and faux-gold coins, a reference to Collins's popular "money" themes including "money tree" and "money to burn."
Title of Piece
whole hog (sic)
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
White, turquoise, gold (metal)
Animals, farm animals, pigs, abstract, flowers, stars, money
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol screen printed on lower right front
Prob. reg. no. GP40736, 01/01/1964, "Stylized piggy bank"
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; 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 less-than-typical wear, including to handles; original screen print unmarred and vivid; appliqués intact, in place and in very good condition.
One of several designs humorously evoking money and splurge spending.