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Catalog Number 2014.44.40
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Vase made from a shell casing.

The vase is decorated with a raised pear tree and bird design on an embossed background. The background was embossed with a round tool, leaving a disc with a raised x area inside. Some etching on the design. The vase has a flared, pie crust top. Paired with 2014.44.34.

Inscription: Cambrin 1919

Headstamp: 18 Pr LOT 4549 WSL C.F F 3/16 BSC
Subjects World War I
Shell art
Birds
Pear trees