Imperial Japanese Navy Sake Bottle Imperial Japanese Navy Sake Bottle Imperial Japanese Navy Sake Bottle

Imperial Japanese Navy Sake Bottle

An Imperial Japanese Navy sake bottle. The green ceramic bottle has a hand painted Imperial Japanese Navy ship within a lifebuoy. Either side of the ship are the naval war flag and a naval anchor.

The front of the bottle reads ‘Commemoration Maturity’ and is embossed with a crane and a turtle which are symbolic of good luck. The rear of the bottle has embossed cherry blossoms with a hanging scroll with the sailors name ‘Nakajima’.

Circa 1930’s.

The bottle stands at 15 cm tall and is 6 cm at it it’s widest point.

Good condition with no chips or cracks.

Code: 51172

45.00 GBP