Antique Silver Late Seventeenth Century Nutmeg Grater made circa 1695


A rare late seventeenth century tulip shape nutmeg grater made circa 1690 -1695, which is engraved to the top and bottom with a naive Tudor Rose motif.

Date 1690 - 1695
Made By Thomas Kedden
Location London
Stock Number M215x41
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1690 - 1695
Maker: Thomas Kedden

A rare late seventeenth century tulip shape nutmeg grater made circa 1690 -1695, which is engraved to the top and bottom with a naive Tudor Rose motif.

The box bears the makers marks to both top and bottom interiors . The maker being  Thomas Kedden.( sometimes referred to as Kedder).

It has the typical ‘stand away’ hinge of the period.

The box is in good condition.

Dimensions, height 2.5 cm,  length 3.5 cm,  width at widest 3 cm.

Weight, 0.75 troy oz.

Thomas Kedden

Thomas Kedden.

Son of Ralph Kedden of the Isle of Wight gentleman apprenticed to Emanuel Russell of Bennet Hill bookbinder of the Merchant Taylors’ Company 3 October1682.

Free, 1 February 1692. Mark entered as smallworker, 20 November 1700. Address Noble Street. “Free Merchant Taylor”. The character of his master’s trade suggests a specialization in silver mounts for prayer-books etc.

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