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
Description

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.