Most Expensive Garbage Can In The World Costs N5 Million

This must surely make garbage look priceless. When you throw trash into gold, it practically means you are golden.The world’s most expensive garbage can costs $15,000 (N5,400,000). This is the work of contemporary pop artist Sylvie Fleury. There are actually different ranges of this classy garbage can and they are valued at between $10,000-15,000.

The garbage can is created in a limited edition of twenty-five pieces. These garbage cans are made of steel pressed with gold leaf. Each one is stamped with “SF 2003” and its individual number on the underside. Number 25 was made available at Phillips de Pury & Company’s Contemporary Art Sale in New York on May 15th 2009.

You can see that this is not an ordinary garbage can. Each one even has a number and a customized stamp probably to show it is just for a few people in the world with gorgeous taste.

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Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.

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