Catalog No. 0000.00.00
"One for the Money" bejeweled box bag with a flying angel holding the numeral 1 among faux gold coins
0 L x 0 H x 0 D in.
Prob. 1964 (see Copyright info. under "Design")
Solid light-toned wood box purse screen printed in black, depicting a flying, smiling stylized angel holding a numeral 1 among imitation gold coins. Angel is decorated with faux crystal jewel and pearl, silver and gold acrylic embellishments. Numeral is decorated with faux pearls. Field of fake coins also includes acrylic crystal snowflakes with amber centers. Angel's wing is decorated with a large imitation crystal jewel. Skirt is edged with metallic appliqué. "one for the money" serigraph appears in lower left front in hand-script cursive style.
Title of Piece
one for the money (sic)
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Black, gold (metal), silver (metal) and pearl
Collins Jewel Colors
Money, angels, luck, idioms, numbers
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol printed on lower right corner
Reg. no. GP44190; 08/20/1964; "Angel pushing numeral toward circular shapes"
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; 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 and coins)
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.