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Catalog Number 2014.44.28
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Decorated Shell Casing

The shell case has been worked into an urn shaped vase with crimped lower section, expanded middle section and a flared lip. The central floral design is created by embossing and engraving. There is an additional patterned background.

Headstamp: st 223 POLTE MAGDEBURG NOV 1916 SP289
Subjects World War I
Shell art
Brasswork
Vases