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Catalog Number 2014.44.136
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Vase made from a 75mm shell casing.

2 U.S. Flags, a delta, a scroll and a flower are depicted in relief on an embossed field. The design has some engraved detail. The vase is mostly undecorated, except the embossed area and the engraved leaf pattern that surrounds it. The vase also has a pie crust top

Inscription: JESSE R. ROBERTSON 1919 USN U.S.S. EURANA 1917 1918 World War
Made by German Prisoner of War Franz Schade

Headstamp: AM LOT 75mm FG BH 1948-18
People Robertson, Jesse R.
Schade, Franz
Subjects World War 1
Shell art
Search Terms U.S.S. Eurana