Sake Cup-0042 “Army Aviation Discharge Commemorative” “SOLD”

This Japanese Army Aviation Discharge Sake Cup measures approximately 2″ from rim to rim.  There is a very small chip in the outer porcelain (see photo). The inner portion of the cup is painted in white, blue and gold leaf. Near the upper center of the cup is a Japanese Army pilot’s badge painted in great detail. Below it is a twin engine airplane with its propellers spinning. The background is blue, white and gold leaf painted clouds.  The outer aspect of this kabuto-style cup is painted in brown. An army star is present in the front-center. The base takes the shape of a raised airplane. Aviation styled cups are tougher to find.


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