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George III silver nutmeg grater

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Place

London

Year

1789

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.

Height
23mm (1")
Length
51mm (2")
Depth
31mm (1 1/4")
Weight
46g (1.48 troy ozs )
Reference
5227