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Catalog Number 2014.44.118
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Vase made from a 75mm shell casing.

Reliefs, with an embossed background and engraved details, decorate the vase. The design depicts an Eagle, vines and a relief of a nude woman inside a U.S. federal shield. The vase has a Red/copper patination and crowned top

Inscription: RAINBOW DIVISON Co. 168 Inf. Elizabeth 1918 A.E.F.

Headstamp: 75 DEC PDPS10L.17.C C H
Subjects World War 1
Shell art
Vases
Eagles
Shields
Nudes
American
Search Terms 42nd Division
42nd Division, 168 Inf.