Nutmeg Grater (England)
This is a Nutmeg grater. It was made by Thomas Phipps, James Phipps II, Edward Robinson II and Edward Robinson II. It is dated 1812–13 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is silver, steel, brass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
This object was
Mrs. Jay Bernard Joseph.
It is credited
Gift of Mrs. Jay Bernard Joseph.
Its dimensions are
L x W x D (with cap open): 14 x 5 x 3 cm (5 1/2 x 1 15/16 x 1 3/16 in.)
Cite this object as
Nutmeg Grater (England); Made by Thomas Phipps ; silver, steel, brass; L x W x D (with cap open): 14 x 5 x 3 cm (5 1/2 x 1 15/16 x 1 3/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Jay Bernard Joseph; 1980-6-2
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.