Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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wax guard
  • United States
  • wax guard, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pressed glass
  • Object Height/Diameter: 2.5 x 8.2 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 x 3 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6722

Clear glass wax guard that is round and hemispherical in shape. The outside of the wax guard has narrow, vertical fluting, with tiny scallops around the edge. There is a hold in the center.