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Catalog Number 2014.44.42
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Decorated Shell Casing

The shell casing is decorated with a Shield flanked by flowering plants on an embossed field. There is cut flower on the opposite side in relief. There are alternating embossed and un-embossed bands near the lip and a pie crust top.

Inscription: SOUVENIR D'ALSACE (interwoven S and J or T engraved on the shield)

Headstamp: 75 DEC F.RE. 7 L16.X Sn
Subjects World War I
Shell art
Vases
Shields