Decanter and Stopper

Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper
Accession Number: 
83.4.161 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 33 cm; (a) Decanter H: 28.2 cm, Diam: 11.5 cm; (b) Stopper H: 11 cm, Diam: 4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1877
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George M. Wyckoff, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Decanter and Stopper. 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: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2005-05-19 through 2005-10-30
Steuben County: A Sense of Time, A Sense of Space
Venue(s)
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum 1996-03-16 through 1996-05-08
 
Centennial of the Crystal City: Corning's Contributions to Glassmaking
Venue(s)
Rockwell Museum 1990-09-14 through 1991-01-06
German Heritage of the Chemung Valley
Venue(s)
Chemung County Historical Society 1987-12-05 through 1988-01-23
 
The Complete Cut and Engraved Glass of Corning (1979) illustrated, fig. 478, pp. 137-138; BIB# 28811