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Here's avery collectible,antique, kitchen tool up for offers without reserve. This is an old, three-piecewooden nutmeg grinder in as-found condition! It was discovered among the contents of an oldestate and its being offered for the first time.
This grinderhas a charming, folksy style and a very nice, oldpatina. Beautifully turned, the wood has nice coloringand graining.It shows age and wear with some nicks and chips in the wood but it's still great looking andfunctional. The interior still has a very pleasant aroma despite not having been used in decades.The removable top piece and the middle section have punched-tin pieces,that when broughttogether and turned,grind up nutmeg, pepperand other spices.The bottom section fastens to the middle section with a large carved notch that is screwed into a similar shaped hole. This bottompart isthe recepticle where the ground-up spices end up.Super cute, this item will it display well wherever it is placed.
Its overall height is 4 5/8 inches while the base diameter is1 3/4inches.This is an authentic, quality item that would look super on an old country cupboard, kitchen shelf, farm table,or mantle. The winning buyer adds postage. Good luck!
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