Catalog No. 0000.00.0
"Upsa Daisy" bejeweled box bag embellished with gem daisies and bees on five sides, on green-stained wood.
0 L x 0 H x 0 W in.
prob. 1968 (see Copyright info., under "Design")
Top-opening box purse of vivid green-stained wood embellished on four sides and top with faux-gem daisies and honey bees. Minimal screen printing (daisy stem) plus white resin flowers, yellow-orange centers surrounded with metallic gold rings, and leaves in emerald and light-green teardrop faux jewels. "upsa daisy" printed in hand-styled script on right front face of lid. One of several variations Enid Collins designed on this theme.
Title of Piece
upsa daisy (sic)
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
White, green, yellow-orange, gold (metal)
Pure-White, Emerald, Gold
Flowers, insects, nature, inspiration, puns
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol screen printed on lower left corner of left panel.
prob. reg. no. GP57339, 01/29/1968, "stylized flowers"
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; 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, including to handle; original jewels intact, in place and in good condition.
One of several versions Collins designed based on this theme. Daisies appear in many of her designs.