Overall: 2 3/4 x 1 3/8 x 3/4 in. ( 7 x 3.5 x 1.9 cm )
Seamed silver nutmeg grater; urn-shaped body with hour-glass pedestal and rectangular base with hinge in the center; hinged, oval domed lid with knob finial and draw-molded bezel; when lid is in open position, body divides into vertical halves; at interior, semi-circular applied band holds curved metal grating plate in place; front of body engraved with the Pintard family crest, three roses intertwined on fess, above initials, "J P" in script; no maker's marks.
engraved at center-front: Pintard family crest of three roses intertwined on fess above the initials, "J P" in script
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