Catalog No. 0000.00.00
"One for the Money" bejeweled box bag with an angel in red holding a money-tree branch dangling imitation coins
0 L x 0 H x 0 D in.
Solid medium-toned wood box purse screen printed in black, red and green, depicting an angel in profile holding a branch of dangling imitation gold coins. 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 corner of front in hand-script cursive style. Black vinyl handle and black-leather clasp detail.
Title of Piece
one for the money (sic)
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Red, black, green, gold (metal), white
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. GP35649; 09/02/1962; "Stylized angel holding money-tree branch mobile"; or 2) reg. no. GP59974; 10/01/1968; MHH; "Angel holding flowering branch"
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.