Maiolica dish by Unknown Artist

Maiolica dish depicting the Last Supper.


Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
62 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,250 ( Total: £16,500)
Acquired in:
Rainer Zietz

This dish is particularly significant and rare by virtue of its enormous size, representing what seems to have been a fashion in the fifteen-nineties for very large dishes, which must have been virtuoso achievements of pottery and firing.

Venue details

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG 0141 276 9599

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