ANTIQUE RUSSO JAPAN WAR TOGO SAMURAI KABUTO TRAY SET
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ANTIQUE ANTIMONY SET WITH ORIGINAL CASE FROM THE EARLY 1900'SSilver Plated antimony set with glass liner ashtray. Embossed Kabuto - samurai helmet with the phrase, 'Katte Kabuto no Oh wo Shimeyo', Which means, When you are victorious fasten your helmet straps. This saying is a famous line which Togo Heihachiro authored after defeated the Russians in battle during the Russo Japan war (1904-5). This particular set is probably from the Taisho period 1912-25. A very nice complete authentic Japanese 'collectible' antique. Box SIZE: 10.5 by 5.5 inches.