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Catalog Number 2014.44.46
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Decorated Shell Casing

The shell casing is decorated with a floral design surrounded by very large leaves on an embossed background with engraved and embossed details. The surface has a reddish color while many of the recesses have a pink discoloration.

Inscription: CHATEAU-THIERRY

Headstamp: St Rh.M.E 235 SEPT 1917 DUSSELDORF 67% Cu SP61
Subjects World War I
Shell art
Flowers
Vases