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Catalog Number 2014.44.39
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Decorated 75mm shell casing

The casing has a relief depicting a wading bird (possibly crane/stork/ibis) standing in a bed of reeds. The relief has engraved details and is set on an embossed background. The top of the casing has been cut in a crowned pattern, with the negative space resembling a heart. This casing is similar to 2014.44.37

Headstamp: 75 DEC A.PX. 47L.10.R
Subjects World War I
Shell art
Birds
Ibis
Reeds (Plants)
Brasswork