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Catalog Number 2014.44.141
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Vase made from shell case.

The vase is decorated with a zig zag Cross of Lorainne with AS design [U.S. Advance Section Symbol]. The reverse design is of crossed cannon behind a bust of an armored knight with a lowered visor. The vase has a scalloped top, each featuring a star [appearing to be made with a star shaped tool] with zig zag details. Additional embossed and engraved geometric designs are above a fluted lower section

Inscription: A S [on badge]

Headstamp: 75 DEC GMC W L 12 17 B
Subjects World War I
Shell art
Crosses
Helmets
Search Terms A.S.