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Nutmeg Grater

1992.534 (RS20921)

Description

Oval form with flat top box hinged at the lower side, opening to reveal the grater; the hinged lid opens to a reservoir for ground spice, all painted red with yellow pinstriping and green reserve enclosing yellow flower.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1860
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
cookware
GRATER, SPICE
nutmeg graters
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
1.125 x 3 x 1.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.534
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10642

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