Wassail bowl

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a bowl in which wassail was mixed, and placed upon the table.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Many very collectable items have been fashioned from this wood over the centuries, including wassail bowls and other drinking vessels, along with a variety of other table treen, such as pestles and mortars, coffee grinders and egg cups.
The 17th century wassail bowls made of beautiful lignum vitae stood proud on the side tables in the main banqueting hall, which now some 400 years later has become the entertaining lounge.
"I would love to experience an English white Christmas with real fires and Wassail bowls."
Her work is a surprising mix of the old and new, but what caught my eye were the traditional wassail bowls that she has recently started to create.
Wassail bowls are seen in many forms in South Wales and southwest England, but in the Vale of Glamorgan highly decorated examples made at the Ewenny Pottery were often used.
Caitlin's wassail bowls follow traditional forms in brown and yellow slip ware, being decorated with chickens and foliage.