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Standard or Rajah Nutmeg Grater. Advertised in the 1885 Simmons Hardware catalog as the "Rajah" grater this nutmeg grater has a turned wood handle with a tin body. There is a spring loaded knob which is pulled back to load the nutmeg and maintains pressure against the grating wheel. In good condition with a few minor dents in the tin body. 6-1/8"

Rare Antique Spice Tin complete with Nutmeg Grater and Original Spices

Tiffany Sterling Antique Nutmeg Grater 1875-1891

Nut Meat Grinder Handy Ann Antique

Neat old copper grater

Nutmeg grater

Spice Grinder (1660-1700) (V)

19th century treenware spice grinder. It has a "pestle" type cap which has a tin grater attached and a corresponding grater piece in the grinder's body. It is in excellent and usable condition. It shows a nice old nut-brown patina and good wear. Approx. 5.5" high

The Edgar Antique Grater

Vintage Federal Practical Housewares Nut Chopper with Glass Reservoir

vintage Nut Meat Chopper. Cashews, hazelnut etc. went in the box at the top and the handle was turned to chop them up. Interesting kitchen gadget. Did you have one in your home?

Vintage Federal Practical Housewares Nut Chopper with Glass Reservoir

19th c. coquilla nut pomander and nutmeg grater.

Staffordshire enamel nutmeg grater, decorated with a blue background below white enamel, leaf floral, scroll and shell designs.

Patented Hazel Atlas Nut Chopper

Antique Primitive Tin & Wood Nutmeg Grater; Circa 1800's

Antique Country Primitive Wooden Nutmeg Grinder; Old Treen Pepper & Spice Mill

A rare antique sterling nutmeg grater by Dominick & Haff with chased hinged door over the storage compartment. Length: 4". A large Japanese style monogram on the reverse of the grater and a link for hanging at the top.

A Fine George III Sterling Silver Nutmeg Grater, Hallmarked Birmingham 1791 The bullet-shaped body engraved with bright cut detail, the domed top lifting to receive a nutmeg nut, the base having an iron grate covered with a removable flattened cap. Makers marks for Samuel Pemberton. Height -1.25”, Weight -11grams

Georgian Silver Nutmeg Grater, Birmingham, c. 1800, marks for Samuel Pemberton, the grater engraved with scrolling botanical design and line-and-dot patterns.

Silver Nutmeg grater with chased motifs

Urn-form Nutmeg grater of Reopusse silver with scrolled foliate decoration

The graters were made on a great variety of styles and shapes and were in use throughout the first half of the Victorian era. The most frequent shape was the rectangular form with hinged cover and base, but also the barrel shape unscrewing at the center and with a silver rimmed metal grater was highly popular.

Silver egg-shaped Nutmeg grater with Rococo engraving