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Catalog Number 2012.017.004
Description "In-Genia" Cheese Grater, c. 1950s. Rectangular aluminum tray with a raised lip. Six ridges extend the length of tray in two columns of three. Hinge attaches the grater to the bottom of the tray. The grater is oval in shape with a rough grating surface. Two ridges extend the width of the grater on the top and bottom. Opposite end of grater is attached to a hinged triangular stand, to be placed upright in the tray. "BREVETTATA" is embossed on side of tray.
Object Name Grater, Cheese
Collection 3D - Food Processing & Prep Tools & Equipment
Title "In-Genia" Cheese Grater, c. 1950s
Date c. 1950s
Creator Overseas Housewares Company, New York, NY
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "MADE IN ITALY" (Inscribed in edge of grater); "BREVETTATA" (Embossed on side of tray)
Notes ""In-Genia" Folding Grater, with attached tray, "the greatest little grater you ever used," boxed 1950s, Made in Italy, Overseas Housewares Co., New York, NY." [ (page 111) 8/18/2015]
Dimensions H-5.5 W-8.25 D-4.25 inches
Search Terms Cooking
Cooking Equipment
Kitchen Equipment
Kitchen Ware
Subjects Cookery
Food preparation