S/2245 Antique Treen 19th Century Coquilla Nut Carved Nutmeg Grater
A superb example of a mid 19th century nutmeg grater in three sections and made from a coquilla nut. The lid unscrews to reveal a removable screw threaded bone mounted metal grater. The body is delicately carved in a cross hatch design with a ring turned finial to each end. The whole has a lovely colour and patination.
3 in. (7.5 cm.) Wide
2 in. (5 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1830