400-year-old 'wassailing' bowl used by cider producers in a ritual to scare away evil spirits

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A 400-year-old 'wassailing' bowl used by cider producers in a ritual to scare away evil spirits in their apple orchards is tipped to sell for £10,000.<br />
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The footed bowl would have been filled with warmed spiced wine or cider and passed around for people to drink from.