Beautiful Georgian Turned & Polished Carved Coquilla Nut Acorn Nutmeg Grater
Beautiful Georgian Turned & Polished Carved Coquilla Nut Acorn Nutmeg Grater.
Heading: A Turned and Carved Coquilla Nut 'Acorn' Nutmeg Grater
Date: Late 18th/ Early 19th century
Period : George III/George IV
Origin: Great Britain
Decoration: Stylised Acorn form, internal steel grater, and turned bone screw thread ring
Size : Length 6.2cms
Condition: Some fine cracks to turned and polished section
Restoration: This has been polished
Weight: 45 grams
Made both in Coquilla Nut ( from a Brazilian palm) and Mulberry wood such nutmeg graters were produced to be portable for the user to flavour both wine, spirits and food.