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Catalog Number 2014.44.153
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Vase made from a brass shell case.

The vase's lower section is crushed, creating dramatically twisted fluting that contrasts with the delicate floral relief decorating the vase's upper surface. The relief depicts flowers, possibly poppies on a zig-zag engraved background. The lip of the vase is lightly flared

Headstamp: MAI St. 45 1918 27
Subjects World War 1
Shell art
Vases
Flowers
Brasswork