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carved coquilla nut nutmeg grater

England, Early 19th Century

 

Georgian Carved Coquilla Nut Nutmeg Grater, Early 19th Century 

 

 

Of acorn form, the screw-off lid with notched edge above diagonal diapering

surmounted by a turned knop finial, opening to an ivory-mounted screw-out steel grater,

the lower section ending in a turned finial

 

Note : This form is shown in Pinto, Treen and Other Wooden Bygones, Pl. 181, K2;

Pl. 205, where a selection of English 18th and early 19th century coquilla nutmeg graters are illustrated

 

Condition : Overall excellent ; the usual coquilla nut small hairlines and cracks;

the underside of the lid with a small natural hole below the finial;

a small flange from the bottom turning missing; a few chips & cracks to the ivory mount

 

3”High

 

Price : Please Inquire 

 

#6839

 

 

Georgian Carved Coqullia Nut Nutmeg Grater, early 19th century

 

Georgian Carved Coquilla Nut Nutmeg Grater, Early 19th Century

 

Georgian Carved Coqullia Nut Nutmeg Grater, Early 19th Century

 

Showing loss to the bottom turning

 

Georgian Carved Coquilla Nut Nutmeg Grater, England, early 19th century

 

Georgian Carved Coquilla Nut Nutmeg Grater, Early 19c, England

 

closer to actual size

 


 

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Georgian Carved Coquilla Nut Nutmeg Grater, Early 19c, England

Georgian Carved Coquilla Nut Nutmeg Grater, Early 19c, England

Georgian Carved Coquilla Nut Nutmeg Grater, Early 19c, England

 

 

 

Well Carved Coquilla Nut "Bugbear" Snuff Flask

Early 19th cen., Probably France

An seated angel being kissed by a hound to one side, the other with a musical medallion, all among fruiting trees

Ref : Treen & Other Wooden Bygones

3.5" Long

 

Carved Crowned Hunchback Fruitwood Snuffbox, Late 18th Century

The crowned crouching hunchback with tilt & turn of the head to the left, wearing a ruff,

sliding cover verso and plug below

(Possibly representing Richard III)

Ref : Treen & Other Wooden Bygones,

2.75" High

 

Scottish Burr Elm Root Snuff Mull

Early19th Century

With hinged bottom cover, the interior

inscribed for "George Sinclair",

possibly the 19th century

contemporary Scottish horticulturist

of that name

3.5" Long x 1.5" High

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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Early 19c Georgian Carved Coquilla Nut Nutmeg Grater