Incised on a slab of hard slate at Knocknagel, Inverness shire and widely used throughout Pictland, now modern Scotland, possibly any time from 200BC until the 9th. Century. No one knows why perhaps a salute to a formidable quarry.
The people of Orkney were known as the boar people or the Orka; the suffix 'ey' means island.
The design can be hand carved on either a Tankard or a Medieval Jack Body.
Capacity of Pictish Boar Jack or Tankard - One pint - Approximately.
We always work to ensure we have all items in stock. However, our hand carved and painted drinking vessels can take up to two weeks to create. Please do use our Contact Us page if you are in a hurry and would like to check our stock levels before ordering.
Facts about our Leather Drinking Vessels
- Hidebound leather drinking vessels are water, or beer, proofed and intended for use with cold liquids only.
- All UK sourced.
- Hand crafted and stitched.
- Handmade in England
If you would like your drinking vessel personalised, we can either Carve or Engrave it for you.