RE: [MedievalSawdust] Wooden drinking vessels
- Can't say I have ever run across anything of that type in my research.
Untill fairly late in period, mazers seem to have been quite common. What
amounts to a drinking bowl.
>From: "msgilliandurham" <msgilliandurham@...>_________________________________________________________________
>Subject: [MedievalSawdust] Wooden drinking vessels
>Date: Thu, 11 May 2006 00:24:54 -0000
>Greetings to the list!
>Does anyone here know of any documentation for wooden drinking
>vessels, shaped like modern glass tumblers (tall and narrow, same
>dimentions top to bottom) in which the bottom is a separate piece?
>I realize these would usually have been nade on a lathe, using a
>chisel to carve out the inside, and the bottom would have been
>I've seen horn vessels made that way, just wondering about wood.
>Thanks, Gillian Durham
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> > The reason I asked it that I'd always visialized leather hinges as
> > being two long straps, like metal hinges.
> Here's a pictures that illustrates the other approach I was trying
>Great, thanks -- is this usage also conjectural, or can I tell my
> Tom R.
> Blood and Sawdust
students "we know at least *somebody* did it this way, because
there's this existing chest in this castle...."?
Thanks for all your assistance --