Russo Japanese War 11th Division Signal Unit War Decoration Award Lacquer Army Sake Cup
This is an antique Japanese military sake cup, decorated with some cherry blossoms and a piece of folded paper. The paper has the words "Award Document" "11th Division Field Combat Communication Unit" "Recognizing its merit" "Meiji 38th Year May 10th" and signed "Yalu River Army Commander Baron Kawamura Kageaki". The words on the exterior are "Russo Japanese War Victorious Return Commemoration".
Condition: There are a number of chips of the paint along the gold rim. The gold on the cup is also a bit dulled into a darker shade.
Size: 4.25" across