Catalog No. 0000.00.00
"Prettie Foxie" bejeweled fox-and-grapes box bag
11 L x 8 1/2 H x 2 3/4 D in.
Box purse of light-toned wood featuring a serigraph of a fox sitting beneath two large grape clusters and leaves. Grapes are decorated with faux gems in purple. "prettie foxie" serigraph in hand-script printed style appears in lower left corner.
Title of Piece
prettie foxie (sic)
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Purple (violet), muted greens, brown, white
Collins Jewel Colors
Fox, animals, grapes, fruit, fables, word-play
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol printed on lower right corner
Reg. no. GP35652; 09/02/1962; "Fox seated under bunches of grapes"
Acrylic serigraph on heavily lacquered solid wood (probably mahogany in natural finish); 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 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)
Place of Manufacture
Places of Sale
Shows typical wear from use on leather and interior; minor wear to wood; serigraph vivid; original jewels intact and in place.
Probably a play on Aesop's fable "The Fox and the Grapes."