2 Decanters with Stoppers

Object Name: 
2 Decanters with Stoppers

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Object Name: 
2 Decanters with Stoppers
Accession Number: 
See Individual Records
Not on Display
about 1877
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George M. Wyckoff, Jr.
Primary Description: 
2 Decanters with Stoppers. 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.
Wyckoff, George M., Jr., Source
Wyckoff, Mrs. George M., Jr., Source
Magee, George J., Former Collection
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; BIB# AI97139
The Complete Cut and Engraved Glass of Corning (1979) illustrated, fig. 478, pp. 137-138; BIB# 28811