The art of Eggshell Inlays comes from China around the time of the Tang dynasty (7th to 10th Century). Craftsmen use duck eggs that have already hatched, puzzle out patterns of irregular geometry from broken off pieces of eggshell and glue each piece carefully. Then, several layers of lacquer are applied to the urn. Aluminum. This urn can not be engraved because of the way it is created. You would use an engraved urn base of medallion nameplate.
200 cu. in. , 6" Dia x 11"H.