Antique Japanese Military Siberia Intervention Russian Shell Trench Art
This is an antique Japanese military trench art, decorated with carving on the shell casing with a poem, and plum blossom, bamboo, and pine tree - these are the "three gentlemen" of scholarly virtue. The phrase on it is "Siberia Expedition Victorious Return Commemoration" and signed by a man named Tenraku - this is a style/art name.The tip of the shell seems to be some sort of metal replacement that is very heavy.
Size: The base of the shell is 45mm. The shell is about 6.5" tall