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Catalog Number 2014.44.165
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Decorated 75mm shell case

The case is decorated with designs of a scroll and a Oak branch with leaves and acorns. The designs are on an embossed background with engraved details. The shell has a scalloped, lightly flared top and a fluted base. The shell casing was possibly patinated. This has the same design as 2014.44.162.

Inscription: VERDUN

Headstamp: 75 DEC MGM 36 L 17 BX SD
Subjects World War I
Shell art
Acorn decorations
Oaks