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Charles JONES

Birmingham, England, Great Britain 1809 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1864

  • to Australia 1833

Nutmeg grater c.1850 Place made: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, nutmeg graters, silver: fabricated, stamped, engraved; steel: punched

Primary Insc: stamped under base: "CJ/sovereign head/lion passant"
Secondary Insc: crest engraved on top of lid: "[eagle]"
Dimensions: open 13.0 h x 2.6 w x 3.5 d cm ; weight 42.5 gm closed 5.9 h x 2.6 w x 2.7 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1212
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Tasmania