Vintage Brass Tortoise Shape Vegetable Grater and Coconut Scraper

Savor this beautiful vintage turtle-form brass food grater, from Andhra pradesh, India famous for its brass and copper metal craftsmanship. It has a rich tradition of making metal objects which are used for both religious and secular purposes.

Andhra Pradesh in particular has a history of outstanding metal workmanship or “Vishwakarmas”, which can be traced back to the grandeur and glory of the Kakatiya Kingdom. 

This quite exquisite food grater is crafted from sheet brass and a mould shaped in the form of a turtle.

It measures 30 cm x 16.5 cm x 4 cm

 A collector’s item and a fine addition to any collection of Indian or brass art.