Decanter and Stopper

Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Decanter and Stopper
Accession Number: 
83.4.161 A
Overall H: 33 cm; (a) Decanter H: 28.2 cm, Diam: 11.5 cm; (b) Stopper H: 11 cm, Diam: 4 cm
On Display
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.
Wyckoff, George M., Jr., Source
Wyckoff, Mrs. George M., Jr., Source
Magee, George J., Former Collection
Corning Museum of Glass 2005-05-19 through 2005-10-30
Steuben County: A Sense of Time, A Sense of Space
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum 1996-03-16 through 1996-05-08
Centennial of the Crystal City: Corning's Contributions to Glassmaking
Rockwell Museum 1990-09-14 through 1991-01-06
German Heritage of the Chemung Valley
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