A 19th century Tunbridge Ware nutmeg grater. The lid is beautifully decorated with a geometric pattern, it unscrews to reveal a steel grater. The rosewood base unscrews for the storage of nutmegs when not in use.

Nutmegs were expensive in the 18th and 19th century and were quite a status symbol!

It measures 4cm h x 4.5cm w.

Antique Tunbridge Ware Nutmeg Grater