Maiolica dish by Unknown Artist

Maiolica dish depicting the Last Supper.

Details

Medium:
Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
Dimensions:
62 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,250 ( Total: £16,500)
Acquired in:
1990
Vendor:
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 Strathclyde G3 8AG 0141 276 9599 www.glasgowlife.org.uk/kelvingrove

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