A George III silver and steel ‘Kitchen’ Nutmeg Grater.
A George III silver Table Nutmeg Grater with steel rasp, London 1817, by John Reily, the hemispherical body edged with gadrooning and with a hoop handle with shell at foliage at the top. The flat base hinges to allow access to the interior.
Good. Tiny knock to edge of hinged lid. The centre of the grater very slightly depressed.
Length – 10.30 cm.; Width – 4.80 cm.; Depth – 2.80 cm.; Weight – 82.90 gms.