Rare Antique Japanese Military SNLF Kure Garrison China Incident Lacquer Sake Cup Set
This is a set of antique Japanese military sake cups, decorated each with a naval insignia in the center. The words on the back are "Kure Garrison" "China Incident Victorious Return Commemoration". This would refer to the navy's involvement in the invasion of China from 1937 onwards. The Kure garrison is part of the navy's Special Naval Landing Force (marines, basically) that was sent as a vanguard in their attacks.
All three cups have the same design and wording on the back
Size: 3.75", 4.25", and 5" across