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Domestic Wares

Historical codes are for guidance only:
Pre-Roman PR  Roman R  Saxon S  Viking V  Early Medieval EM  Late Medieval LM  Tudor T  Civil War CW
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How to order

Flasks and Costrels

Large Costrel
Waxed and pitched leather costrel on a leather strap
Capacity 1 pint (but may vary due to method of manufacture)
(Source: Mary Rose, Portsmouth, 1545)
£75 LM T CW
Somewhat smaller, compact version
Capacity 1/2 pint (but may vary due to method of manufacture)
£45 LM T CW

 

mini flasks

Mini flask made from leather, boiled in beeswax
Tied and hung on a leather thong, with a boxwood stopper (stopper style may vary)
Capacity… Small!
£30 EM LM T CW

 

Heart shaped mead flask made from leather, boiled in beeswax
Tied and hung on a leather thong, with a boxwood stopper (stopper style may vary)
Capacity… Small!
£40 EM LM T CW

 

Lighting equipment

candle holders

 

A. Candle Holder
Sawn and carved from solid oak
(Shown here with a 25mm hole, other sizes available)
(Tudor source)
£25 LM T CW

B. Candle holder with integral box
Sawn and carved from solid oak
(Shown here with a 25mm hole, other sizes available)
(Tudor source)
£40 LM T

C. Candle holder
Turned from ash (although other wood may be used depending on availability – please enquire)
£25 X


Lantern with a hinged door. Made from a variety of woods, the above is in oak and elm, with parchment panels. (Source: Mary Rose, Portsmouth, 1545)
As shown £90 LM T CW
Please enquire for similar lanterns with horn panels. An alternative version with a sliding door panel is also available.

 

Trenchers

Oak trencher, carved on edge, both sides (size: 12cm x 10cm) (Source: Mary Rose, Portsmouth, 1545)
£25 LM T CW

Roundel for serving (size: 15cm diameter) (Source: Mary Rose, Portsmouth, 1545)
£25 LM T

 

Sand-timer

Sand-timer available in a variety of sizes and timer lengths. The above version is in elm and beech with a large 15 minute timer. It is cushioned by wool pads, and the exterior has been lined with leather, flesh side out, to prevent slipping off the work surface. (Similar examples found at: Mary Rose, Portsmouth, 1545)
Prices start at £40 EM LM T CW

5, 15 and 30 minute versions available. A version with flat hexagonal ends is also available

 

Spice Mill

spice mills

 

A three-part Tudor spice mill/grater based on an example recovered from the Mary Rose. The centre part and base cup lock together, and the middle part has a steel grating plate which can be removed for cleaning. (Source: Mary Rose, Portsmouth, 1545)
Made to order £85 T