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Sterling Silver Nutmeg Grater - Antique George III (1792)

£1,695.00

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Georgian English sterling silver nutmeg grater made by John Holloway; an addition to our silver boxes collection

SKU C6112

This exceptional antique George III sterling silver nutmeg grater has a rectangular form with cut corners.


The cover and body of this solid silver nutmeg grater are encompassed with impressive bands of linear and undulating pin struck decoration, in a variety of parallel patterns.


The cover of the antique silver nutmeg grater incorporates a central cartouche, bordered by further pin struck ornamentation.


The cartouche features the contemporary engraved initials 'MJ' in addition to the engraved date '1794'.


The hinged hallmarked anterior cover opens to reveal the steel grating grille.


The underside of the box bears a secondary hallmarked flush hinged cover which allows access to the grated nutmeg; the flush hinge indicates the high quality of this piece of antique silverware.


The underside of the box is ornamented with wrigglework decorated borders, in addition to further pin struck decoration paralleling the cover's hinge and anterior edge.


Learn more about nutmeg grater history at AC Silver.


Date: 1792

This antique silver nutmeg grater is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The pin struck decoration is all crisp.

Full hallmarks to the interior of each cover are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from this fine example of Georgian silverware.


Length 4.4cm/1.7"

Width 3cm/1.2"

Height 2.2cm/0.9"

1.3 troy ounces/41.7g (including steel grille)


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International Federation of Art and Antique Dealer Associations CINOA
LAPADA THE ASSOCIATION OF ART & ANTIQUES DEALERS
National Association of Jewellery UK's trade association NAJ