Antique Japanese Military Crane Anchor Blossoms Poem Navy Sake Cup
This is an antique Japanese military sake cup, decorated with a crane, a flag, some cherry blossoms, and an anchor. The words are a poem about the heaviness of one's duty and the lightness of one's body, suggesting that one needs to sacrifice oneself for the task at hand. The sailor's name Kawaguchi is on the back.
Size: 3.25" across