Antique Japanese 1896 Sino Japanese War Dead Memorial Army Sake Cup
This is an antique Japanese military sake cup, decorated with a chrysanthemum of the imperial house and the words "Meiji 29th Year January 30th Temporary War Dead Sacrifice". This is a cup for some kind of religious ceremony that commemorates the war dead - probably a shinto ceremony. It's 120 years old!
Size: 3.25" across