George III silver nutmeg grater

George III silver nutmeg grater

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Reference

5227

A Georgian silver nutmeg grater, oval in form with bands of brightcut engraving and a central cartouche with monogram. The lid opens to reveal the original steel grater and the base has a flush-hinged opening to allow storage of the nutmeg.

It was made in 1789 by Thomas Phipps & Edward Robinson of London and is hallmarked on the lid, body and base.

Dimensions:

Height 23 mm / 1"
Width 51 mm / 2 14"
Depth 31 mm / 1 14"
Weight 46 g (1.48 troy ozs)
Year

1789

Place

London

Exhibitions
LAPADA 2019

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