Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of wax guards
  • United States
  • pair of wax guards, 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pressed glass
  • Object Height/Diameter: 2.6 x 10.8 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 x 4 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6757.a,b
Description

Pair of clear glass, saucer-shaped wax guards. There are small metal hooks around the edges and swirled ribbing, radiating out from the center. They have scalloped edges.