Catalog No. 0000.00.00
"Pavan III" peacock mating dance box bag, metallic turquoise
11 1/8 L x 8 5/8 H x 2 3/4 D in.
Box purse of warm, red-toned wood screen printed in metallic turquoise, gold and black, depicting two peacocks in a mating dance, or "pavan" and surrounded with flowers and flourishes. Decorated with faux gems in opalescent hues and antique-gold acrylic embellishments. "Pavan III" serigraph appears in lower left corner in hand-script cursive style. One of many variations on this theme.
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
White, gold (metal), amber
Collins Jewel Colors
Birds, peacocks, love, flowers
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol printed on lower right corner
Reg. no. GP47218; 05/14/1965; "Two birds in floral design"
Acrylic serigraph on heavily lacquered solid wood (probably mahogany with walnut stain); 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 handles; 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.
One of many variations Enid Collins designed on this theme.