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Message 1337527 - Posted: 12 Feb 2013, 22:12:03 UTC - in response to Message 1337467.

What is it?


How big is it?


Is it to put flour in?

No.
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Message 1337563 - Posted: 13 Feb 2013, 0:10:44 UTC

It holds, spices or nutmegs or garlic bulbs?

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Message 1337576 - Posted: 13 Feb 2013, 1:01:19 UTC - in response to Message 1337563.

It holds, spices or nutmegs or garlic bulbs?

It's main function is not to contain or hold.
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Message 1337588 - Posted: 13 Feb 2013, 2:07:56 UTC

spice grater or grinder?
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Message 1337605 - Posted: 13 Feb 2013, 3:51:39 UTC - in response to Message 1337588.

spice grater or grinder?

Yes.

Now, which and what spice.
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Message 1337642 - Posted: 13 Feb 2013, 6:13:53 UTC

Is it a vintage nutmeg grater?

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Message 1337658 - Posted: 13 Feb 2013, 6:47:28 UTC

Pepper grinder?

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Message 1337686 - Posted: 13 Feb 2013, 7:43:11 UTC

Or a salt grinder?
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Message 1337875 - Posted: 13 Feb 2013, 19:41:12 UTC
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I reckon it's a nutmeg grater as well, but Ang beat me to it :-)

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Message 1337886 - Posted: 13 Feb 2013, 19:56:13 UTC - in response to Message 1337875.

I reckon it's a nutmeg grater as well, but Ang beat me to it :-)

And you beat me to saying that.

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Message 1337967 - Posted: 14 Feb 2013, 1:09:13 UTC - in response to Message 1337642.

Is it a vintage nutmeg grater?

We (finally) have a winner.
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Message 1338003 - Posted: 14 Feb 2013, 5:54:41 UTC
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Thank you for the win.

Ok, friends, I'm pretty sure this one is going to stump you.

This plate could hold a number of food items, but it was actually "designed" to hold one thing in particular. The nickel is there for size. The raccoon, the third and final one I can feature from my Russian Lomonosov porcelain raccoon collection, is there for your amusement.

For what purpose was this plate designed?

Bonus points if you can guess the manufacturer and the year...


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Message 1338021 - Posted: 14 Feb 2013, 7:15:53 UTC

A plate to put biscuits on? (probably too easy...)
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Message 1338024 - Posted: 14 Feb 2013, 7:20:00 UTC

to hold your wonton spoon?

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Message 1338039 - Posted: 14 Feb 2013, 7:32:43 UTC - in response to Message 1338003.
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Cup Handled Candy Dish

working on the maker/year

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Got it.

Noritake Lemon Plate Nappy Dish Ivory and Flowers Border

•Noritake Lemon Plate Nappy Dish Ivory and Flowers Border
◦Noritake
◦Hand Painted
◦5.5 inch diameter
◦Gold Rim, Border and Embelishement



Noritake Lemon Plate Nappy Dish Ivory and Flowers Border. Just beautiful Noritake china lemon plate or dish with handle. Soft, creamy yellow outer border with lots of metalic gold, red flowers and a touch of blue. White center. Flawless condition with just a small amount of gold loss on the handle. About 5-1/2" diameter. The bottom is stamped with NORITAKE, "M" within a laurel wreath, HAND PAINTED, MADE IN JAPAN, U.S. DESIGN PAT, APPLIED FOR.
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Message 1338097 - Posted: 14 Feb 2013, 15:00:26 UTC - in response to Message 1338039.

How the h*** did you do that?

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Message 1338124 - Posted: 14 Feb 2013, 17:05:21 UTC - in response to Message 1338097.

How the h*** did you do that?

"cup handle dish" search puts me in the park. From there I viewed hundreds of images till I homed in on it.

I love cooking & kitchen gagets.
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Message 1338158 - Posted: 14 Feb 2013, 18:52:37 UTC

You're really good at it, J :)
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Message 1338221 - Posted: 14 Feb 2013, 20:53:52 UTC
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@#$(*&^%$@#$%^&*&^%$#@!@#$%^&*(*&^%$#@#$%^&*&^%$#!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Just checking this thread on my lunch hour and blast it... Mr. Mercer has won it again!!! Gosh darn it!!! I thought that one would keep you folks guessing for days.

Yes, it is a lemon plate for holding slices of lemon to float in your cup of afternoon tea. And yes, it is Noritake. He found the exact plate.

I host afternoon tea every year in honor of all of my aunties, and my mother-in-law gave me that lemon plate to add to my collection of silly little tea things.

P.M. going out to our uber-guesser now.

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Message 1338225 - Posted: 14 Feb 2013, 21:14:10 UTC - in response to Message 1338221.

Thanking youz... Its unique shape made it easier to find than the simple metal box.

Hopefully this is a bit of challenge. It is a picture of two of the devices, only one is need to do its thing.




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