Antique Japanese Military 1932 Shanghai Incident Artillery China Map Army Sake Cup
This is an antique Japanese military sake cup, decorated with a very detailed map of central China, with a number of cities such as Shanghai, Nanking, Ningbo, Yangzhou, etc named. The words are "Shanghai Incident Victorious Return Commemoration" "1st Independent Mountain Artillery". The Shanghai Incident was the brief war Japan fought China in Shanghai in 1932, which effectively kickstarted the on and off war with China for the next 13 years.
Size: 2" across