Japanese Meiji Lacquer Presentation Cup for the Japanese-Russo War

Japanese Meiji Lacquer Presentation Cup for the Japanese-Russo War

Code: 10531

Dimensions:H: 64cm (25.2")W: 50cm (19.7")D: 21cm (8.3")

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A Japanese Meiji period red lacquer presentation saki cup, emblazoned in gold with the 5-7 Paulownia, the offical seal of the Japanese Prime Minister. 

In a glazed gilded and stained case under a framed citation detailing it's presentation in 1906 to The Royal Naval Engineering College for a monetary contribution to Japanese soldiers and sailors of the Japanese-Russo war of 1904-1905.