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Catalog Number 2014.44.55
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Decorative artillery shell case

The vase has a relief depicting growning flowers on a finely stippled background. The stippled field is bordered by a repeating v design at the edges. The design could also depict a thistle growing next to a flower. The shell casing has a flattened rim.

Headstamp: U M C Co BRIDGEPORT CONN U.S.A. 98
Subjects World War 1
Shell art
Vases
Brasswork
Embossed works
Thistles
Flowers