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American Decorative Arts
Maker, possibly by: Thomas Kettell, American, 1760–1850
Maker, possibly by: Thomas Kedder, English

Nutmeg Grater

ca. 1785–1800

Silver

1 3/16 × 7 1/2 in., 11 dwt (2.9 × 19 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1936.181a-c
Geography: 
Made in Charlestown, Massachusetts
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan (1875-1937), New York, New York; gift in 1936 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Kathryn C. Buhler and Graham Hood, American Silver in the Yale University Art Gallery, 2 vols. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1970), vol. 1, p. 220, no. 297.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.