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Davis, John D.
Silver Nutmeg Graters.

Hanover University Press of New England: 2002.

The production of silver graters for nutmeg, the most stylish of spices, began in the late seventeenth century. An elegant nutmeg grater quickly became an essential part of "the punch equipage", the key to genteelly preparing and serving this ubiquitous tipple. This catalog of the Dr. Robert Green Collection of nutmeg graters features a stunning assortment of fashionable English graters from seventeenth century London and eighteenth and nineteenth century Birmingham, handsome twentieth century American graters designed by Gorham and Tiffany & Co., and more -100 in all.

Softcover. 8"x8", 80 pages, 45 b/w illustrations. New.

Inventory #: 95055
Price: $ 20.00      

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