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Coopered tankard


Coopered tankard with hinged top; top of vessel bound with fine split cane (2mm), the base with wider split cane (7mm); the body of alternate dark (beech?) and light (sycamore?) staves; the lid is flat and hinged onto a carved D-shaped handle; the top of the lid is carved around the perimiter with a denticular decoration.

  • Measurements

  • Height

    130 mm

  • Diameter

    97 mm
    75 mm (top)

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust