Nutmeg Grater

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1830-1860

GUSN

GUSN-10642

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

Descriptive Terms

nutmeg graters
cookware
carving (processes)
tin (metal)
Tin
Carved
GRATER, SPICE

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

1.125 x 3 x 1.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.534