Serve up your favorite ale the 18th century way with our Leather Blackjack Pitcher. This leather pitcher is hand-crafted of safe, vegetable-tanned leather and is sealed with wax on the outside and "brewer's pitch" resin on the inside. Jackware is safe for drinking cold beverages such as water, wine, and ale. It's ideal for historic reenactments and also makes a distinctive gift.
This 18th century reproduction is excluded from promotional discounts.
- Vegetable-Tanned Leather
- Brewer's Pitch Lining
- 8 1/4" H x 7 3/4"W
- 3" diameter opening; 4 3/4" diameter base
- Dark brown color
- Hand-crafted in Virginia
- Includes maker's mark on the bottom
Clean by rinsing with warm water (no soap) and drying with a soft cloth. Not for use with hot beverages or pure grain alcohol. Do not put in dishwasher or microwave. Store in a climate controlled environment.
Leather mugs and pitchers called jacks were in common use in England and her colonies during the 17th and 18th centuries. They were "jacked" or coated in pitch to make them watertight. Light and durable, these drinking vessels varied in sizes and shapes from a pint or smaller to gallons.