Set of 3 Nested Lacquer Sake Bowls. Japan. Fine, small lacquer sake bowls designed with the Imperial crest in center of each bowl done with silver lacquer; also used on edges of rim on foot of each bowl. Probably the set was a gift from the Imperial household on some occasion. Wooden box for storing bowls included. 1. small cup 2. medium cup 3. large cup 4a. box.