TYPE: Sake Cup
DIMENSIONS: Cup: 3 1/2 inches Box: 4 X 4 X 2 1/4 inches
COMPONENTS: lacquer cup, original kiri wood box with cover & ties
CONDITION: Cup: well painted, in superb condition Box: good shape for the age.
NOTES: Previously unseen and very rare. A superb and rare Boxer Rebellion item.
ITEM ID: 1385
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Boxer Rebellion Lacquer Sake Cup

DATE
Year: 1900
Decade: 1900s
Century: 20th (1901-2000)

Japanese Boxer Rebellion lacquer sake cup, with the flags of the 8 Nation Alliance: Japan, United States, Great Britain, Germany, France, Italy, Russia and Austria-Hungary.

Scholar Mark Teeuwen commented, “It says ‘in commemoration of the 35th year of Meiji’ (1902), and on the bottom the name Inoue.”