Depression Era Expanded Metal Mesh Waste Basket c.1930
An original depression era industrial factory or office waste basket with flared rolled top and mesh body. The basket is composed of a single section of sheet metal which is "slitted and expanded" to form a uniform diamond mesh. Original embossed manufacture's mark on the bottom. The basket retains much of the original paint.
- CREATOR The Northwestern Expanded Metal Co. Chicago for Nemco.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1930.
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Galvanized Steel.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
- DIMENSIONS H 14 in. Diameter 14.5 in.