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Japanese Silver Sake Cup

Japanese Silver Sake Cup


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1920: Item # 1320888

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A small, elegant silver sake cup. Its deeply- etched design simulates bamboo, reminiscent of those used in Japanese ikebana baskets. The silver interior of this small gem is smooth and mirror-like. “Jungin†(pure silver) cartouche can be found on the base.( Japanese pure silver is 950 in silver content, higher than that in British sterling.) This silver cup is in excellent condition with neither damage nor restoration. Height: 2.25â€, diameter: 3.75†Meiji Period, Japan