Tudor Style Tankard
Historically, leather drinking vessels were lined with the boiled resin of birch / pine trees or brewers pitch. Our tankards are lined with epoxy resin to echo this historic precident.
Click here for more information within the Internal Lining section of our Facts page.
Resin lined vessels are finished with escutcheon pins around the base as seen in the product photo of the brown tankard on this page.
Pitch lined vessels are finished with stitching around the base as can be seen in the other photos.
The Tudor Style tankard is broad based for shipboard stability and has become the traditional tankard shape.
Modelled on the shape of those recovered from Henry VIII`s flagship the The Mary Rose.
Large Tankard height - Approximately 15cms with capacity approximately one pint.
Small Tankard height - Approximately 11cms with capacity approximately half a pint.
As seen in the Pirates of the Caribbean films.
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.