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Star-shaped Tray: C.2432-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Star-shaped Tray


Production: Metal Pot Factory




Earthenware moulded in the shape of a six-pointed star, tin-glazed, and painted in blue with a group of Chinese flowering plants and a symmetrical floral border


History note: Unknown before Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Width: 15.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Delft ⪼ Holland ⪼ United Provinces of the Netherlands

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr


17th Century, Late-18th Century, Early#
Circa 1691 - 1724

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue from cobalt)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: initials LVE are joined

  • Text: LVE over 2 over 4
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Factory mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2432-1928
Primary reference Number: 73508
Old object number: 1333
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 13 October 2023 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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