Charles II Turned Lignum Vitae Wassail Bowl

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This large drinking cup was well turned with very thin & delicate sides and has subsequently developed a slighly oval shape that adds considerably to its charm and appeal.

Wassail bowls were traditionally used throughout England as communal cups passed to toast and welcome in the New Year. They were also extensively used in the south and west country to celebrate the harvests, particularly of cider apples.


  • Of the Period
    Charles II
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1680
  • Period
    Late 17th Century
  • Condition
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
    7.5 in. H
    19 cm H
  • Diameter
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Number of Items
  • Reference Number
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