Catalog No. 0000.00.0
"Sol" screen-printed anthropomorphic sun and faux-jewel box bag
11 1/8 L x 8 1/2 H x 2 3/4 D in.
Box purse depicting a stylized anthropomorphic sun screen-printed in metallic gold and decorated with Topaz faux stones and metallic embellishments. "Sol," Spanish for "sun," is screen printed in lower left corner. One of multiple variations on the sun theme.
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Metallic gold, amber
Topaz, Gold (metal)
Sun, nature, Spanish
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol screen printed on lower right front
Reg. no. GP44844; 10/30/1964; "Humanized sun"
Acrylic serigraph on heavily lacquered solid wood (probably mahogany); 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 less than typical wear; original screen print vivid; jewels intact and in good condition.
One of several designs on this theme.