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Catalog Number 2014.44.131
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Decorated 75mm shell casing.

The case is decorated with a dove and flower design on an embossed background. There are some additional engraved details. There is also a embossed band around the case, and the top of the case is lightly flared. The is a dark color in the recesses as well as inside the shell.

Inscription: ARGONNE 1918

Headstamp: 75 DEC. MAM 552L 17 C
Subjects World War I
Shell art
Doves
Brasswork
Vases