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Lot 5 (Silver & Objects of Vertu, 24th August 2020)

A George I unmarked silver nutmeg grater, circa 1720

A George I unmarked silver nutmeg grater, circa 1720

Of heart / spade shape cross section, with hinged lids to each side, one engraved I T in Roman script, the other opening to reveal a steel grating plate.

Length – 2.9 cm / 1.1 inches

Weight – 24 grams / 0.77 ozt

Collection of Anthony Aston Smith (1929-2010)

Heart shape nutmeg graters are illustrated from the late 17th century onwards in Davis, J. D. The Robert and Meredith Green Collection of Silver Nutmeg Graters, (2002), Williamsburg, Virginia: The Colonial Williamsburg Collection. P. 20-21.

Sold for £250

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