Nutmeg Grater, probably Samuel Pemberton, c.1800
Image from: Birmingham Assay Office.
Nutmeg graters were produced between 1780 and 1830, when toddy drinking became fashionable. This was a mixture of rum and water, drunk hot with various ingredients including grated nutmeg. This design is made using a filigree technique.« Previous in this sectionNext in this section »