Russo Japanese War Dragonfly Taming Eagle Lacquer Sake Cup
This is an antique Japanese military sake cup, decorated with a dragonfly subduing an eagle. The dragonfly is a symbol for Japan, which is also known as the island of dragonflies, whereas the eagle represents Russia. The words on the cup are "Victorious Return Commemoration". On the back are the words "Gifted by Takada Township Tanpi Village Soldier Reward Association". It comes with original wooden box stamped with a shop in Hiroshima, and original wrapping cloth and cotton lining.
Size: 4" across