Everyone who knows me knows that I love Tole – which in essence is enameled or lacquered metalware. I know it all started with my mother and grandmother (who was PA German.) Both always had tole trays in the house. Sometimes hanging on the wall, sometimes on a table being used.
To me they are as much as anything a unique form of folk art, so when I find a tole basket that is old and under $10, I am positively giddy.
Found this little gem in the Pennywise Thrift Shop in Ardmore yesterday. It was yes, priced beyond low. It will have a happy home.