Catalog No. 0000.00.00
"One for the Money" bejeweled box bag with an angel holding a money-tree branch dangling faux coins
0 L x 0 H x 0 D in.
Prob. 1962 or 1968 (see Copyright info. under "Design")
Solid light-toned wood box purse screen printed in gradient of turquoise to metallic gold, depicting an angel in profile holding a stick of dangling imitation antique coins. Angel's skirt and wings are decorated in turquoise and white imitation stones. "one for the money" serigraph appears in lower left corner of front in hand-script cursive style. White rigid-vinyl handle.
Title of Piece
one for the money (sic)
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Turquoise, gold, white, antiqued gold
Collins Jewel Colors
Money, angels, luck, idioms
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol printed on lower right corner
Undetermined. Possibly: 1) reg. no. GP59974; 10/01/1968; MHH; "Angel holding flowering branch"; or 2) reg. no. GP35649; 09/02/1962; "Stylized angel holding money-tree branch mobile"
Acrylic serigraph on heavily lacquered solid wood (probably mahogany with natural finish); glass jewels manufactured for Collins of Texas in the Czech Republic; acrylic faux coins; 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 typical wear from use; serigraph vivid; original jewels intact and in place.
This design combines two popular Enid Collins themes: angels and money.