2 Decanters

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Object Name: 
2 Decanters
Accession Number: 
83.4.161
Dimensions: 
See Individual Records
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1877
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George M. Wyckoff, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Two Decanters. Colorless lead glass; blown, tooled, engraved. Ovoid shape body, long narrow neck, high pouring spout with handle opposite; neck cut with diamond facets; body engraved with depiction of a three car train: coal burning engine with "18" on the pressure dome, "BEAVER" under the window; coal tender marked "F.B.C.CO." and passenger car labeled "WAGNER'S DRAWING ROOM CAR" above windows and "DUTCHESS" on door; monogram of entwined "JGM" below train; inscription in script on opposite side: "Corning, NY Dec 10th 1877," round flat foot cut underneath with sunburst. (b) Ball shape, facet cut on top, long shoulder.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Wyckoff, George M., Jr., Source
1983-12-31
Wyckoff, Mrs. George M., Jr., Source
1983-12-31
Magee, George J., Former Collection
Category: 
Recent Important Acquisitions, 26 (1984) illustrated, pp. 144-145, #24; BIB# AI13534
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1983 (1984) illustrated, pp. 6, 13;
The Complete Cut and Engraved Glass of Corning (1979) illustrated, fig. 478, pp. 137-138; BIB# 28811