This Japanese sake cup measures approximately 3.25-inches across. There are no chips or cracks in the porcelain. The gold leaf around the rim is slightly worn. The center design features a Japanese rayed battle flag on its staff. There are gold leaf painted tassels along the edges of the flag. Near the 9 o’clock position is a large Imperial Army star also painted in gold leaf. Below it are 4 gold painted kanji characters. The reverse of the cup is in marvelous condition with gold painted kanji characters surrounding the outer rim.